Lowly but delicate and nourishing.
The scarlet gifts of June.
Spore-bearing pinnae on the lower fronds give the name.
Another roadside attraction.
Soon to ripen into tiny nutlets.
Mountain laurel readies its declaration.
Soon to be blue.
An eastward gathering atop the granite.
A hemlock stump, with a side of acorns.
Rhizocarpon petraeum lichen above Great Falls.