Thistle

Insects and Flowers at Acton Arboretum

August 24, 2020

A bald-faced hornet at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bald-faced hornet at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Bumble bees at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Bumble bees at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Goldenrod at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Goldenrod at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great black wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great black wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A honey bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A honey bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A honey bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A honey bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A tachinid fly at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A tachinid fly at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Thistle at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Thistle at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Thistle at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Thistle at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A flower at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A flower at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.

Nancy Wright photographed a variety of insects and flowers along the trails at Acton Arboretum.

Nature at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

July 25, 2012

An American robin at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
An Appalachian brown butterfly at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A belted kingfisher at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A cedar waxwing at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern chipmunk at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern phoebe at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A red-tailed hawk at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A red-tailed hawk at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A thistle at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following during a walk at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury and Maynard: American robin, Appalachian brown butterfly, belted kingfisher, cedar waxwing, eastern chipmunk, eastern phoebe, red-tailed hawk, and thistle.
 

Thistle at Cedar Hill Reservation

July 26, 2009

Thistle by Marge Fisher

Marge Fisher photographed this thistle at Cedar Hill Reservation in Northborough.