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Valley Views: Pickerel Weed in Granby


Friday, October 06, 2017

Pickerel Weed

Granby Council on Aging/Senior Center, 10 West State Street, Granby

Photograph and text by Anne E. Ely, South Hadley,

There is a small body of water near the back of the Granby Senior Center which I check frequently for ducks, etc. The water was low in August when I found this Pickerel Weed growing there. I didn’t notice until I got home that a bumblebee was visiting one of the blossoms. I captured this image out my car window with a hand held DSLR camera and a medium length telephoto lens.

Anne E. Ely is affiliated with the Robert Floyd Photo Gallery, 2 East St., Southampton. It is open Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., also, by chance/appointment.