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red maple leaves Sugar Maple leaves Ruby-Throated Hummingbird at Cardinal Flower Milkweed flowers
Red maple,
Acer rubrum
Sugar maple,
Acer saccharum
Ruby-throated hummingbird,
Archilochus colubris
Common Milkweed,
Asclepias syriaca
Rockweed monarch butterfly Forsythia Wild strawberry
Ascophyllum nodosum
Monarch butterfly,
Danaus plexippus
Forsythia sp.
Wild strawberry,
Fragaria virginiana
common loon Beach Rose Common lilac Dandelion flowers and fruit
Common loon,
Gavia immer
Beach rose,
Rosa Rugosa
Common lilac,
Syringa vulgaris
Common dandelion,
Taraxacum officinale
AmericanToad_JWilson_USGS Savannah River Ecology Lab American Robin  peeper2_jdwillson_SREL  woodfrogadult
American toad,
Anaxyrus americanus
American robin,
Turdus migratorius
Spring peeper, Pseudacris crucifer Wood frog,   Lithobates sylvaticus
 Bugwood_WhitePine_StevenKatovich_USDA Forest Service Flower Heads (inflorescences) Image source: Jonathan Wilkins Guide
Eastern white pine, Pinus strobus Common reed, Phragmites australis