Happy Ant on Flickr.A rare smile from the industrious Antoinette…

Happy Ant on Flickr.

A rare smile from the industrious Antoinette…

Jamaica Caper Tree - Capparis cynophallophora on Flickr.While visiting Munyon Island, I followed an intoxicating wild scent and found this Jamaica caper tree in bloom. The blossoms open pure white but turn lavender-violet within a couple of hours. A photo of the white version (same tree last year) lives here https://www.flickr.com/photos/pondapple/8755642224

Jamaica Caper Tree - Capparis cynophallophora on Flickr.

While visiting Munyon Island, I followed an intoxicating wild scent and found this Jamaica caper tree in bloom. The blossoms open pure white but turn lavender-violet within a couple of hours. A photo of the white version (same tree last year) lives here https://www.flickr.com/photos/pondapple/8755642224

Bumble Bee & Feay’s Prairie Clover on Flickr.An eastern bumblebee loving Feay’s prairie clover in the scrub at Juno Dunes Natural Area.

Bumble Bee & Feay’s Prairie Clover on Flickr.

An eastern bumblebee loving Feay’s prairie clover in the scrub at Juno Dunes Natural Area.

Nerita tessellata - Checkered Nerite on Flickr.
Checkered nerite living on an early 1900’s seawall made from Anastasia Formation limestone at Munyon Island.

Nerita tessellata - Checkered Nerite on Flickr.

Checkered nerite living on an early 1900’s seawall made from Anastasia Formation limestone at Munyon Island.

Vernal Equinox Dawn on Flickr.Vernal equinox dawn, with Venus in attendance…

Vernal Equinox Dawn on Flickr.

Vernal equinox dawn, with Venus in attendance…