Eshqua Bog 6/23/2020

Yesterday we made our annual pilgrimage to the Eshqua Bog, a fen in Hartland, VT. The showy lady slippers were in full bloom.

Showy lady slipper. Eshqua Bog, Hartland, VT 6/23/2020
Showy lady slippers. Eshqua Bog, Hartland, VT 6/23/2020

We also saw other flowers.

Water avens. Eshqua Bog, Hartland, VT 6/23/2020
Bog orchid. Eshqua Bog, Hartland, VT 6/23/2020
Virginia raspberry. Eshqua Bog, Hartland, VT 6/23/2020

Eshqua Bog 6/29/19

Jane and I took our annual pilgrimage to Eshqua Bog in Hartland, VT this morning after a rains to see the showy lady slippers and the other early summer bog flowers. I have never seen as many lady slippers as this year nor as many ferns.

Eshqua bog 2018

Jane and I visited Eshqua Bog, a local fen with rare wild flowers, twice this year, at the beginning and towards the end of the showy lady’s slipper season.

Showy lady’s slipper. Eshqua Bog, Hartland, VT 6/14/18

Showy lady’s slippers. Eshqua Bog, Hartland, VT 7/3/18

Pitcher plant. Eshqua Bog, Hartland, VT 7/3/18

Jack in the pulpit. Eshqua Bog, Hartland, VT 7/3/18

Water avens. Eshqua Bog, Hartland, VT 6/14/18