Plants of all kind
Dead Tree 1
This is an enormous dead tree in the parking lot of a bookstore in St Pete, Florida.
The rising sun seems to set a tree ablaze. Taken in Immokalee, Florida.
A pair of dead snags reach for the sky. Taken at Deer Prairie Creek Preserve outside Venice, Florida.
A thistle in black and white.
High and Tight
This tree has just a bit of green on top. Taken at the Myakka River State Park Preserve.
A flower that has turned to seed. These flowers bloom directly to the puff. Once it looked just like the little bud in the lower left. These grow as weeds along the roads of Florida.
Florida Oak Tree
Black and white view of the branches of a Florida oak tree. Taken in St Augustine, Florida.
Sunlight Through Dead Tree
The sun can be seen shining through the limbs of a dead tree in the parking lot of a St Pete, Florida bookstore.
Lonely Lily Pad
A single lily pad afloat in the water of Red Bug Slough in Sarasota, Florida.
Deer Prairie Creek Snag
A dead snag reaches for the sky as clouds swirl in the background.
The remains of this palm tree killed by salt water intrusion seems to be pointing a couple fingers to the sky. Taken on Egmont Key in Tampa Bay, Florida.
Lone Tree on the Prarie
A lone tree on a Florida prairie. Taken at the Myakka River State Park Preserve.
This is a flower from our garden. It was one of my wife's favorites.
Fly on Sunflower
A single fly perched on the petal of a large sunflower.
Dead Tree 2
Bark peels from a dead tree in a St Pete, Florida bookstore's parking lot.
Close up of a red flower taken in Puerta Maya, Mexico.
Black and White
Close up of a flower in black and white.
Roots on the Beach
The roots are all that's left of this tree on the beach of Egmont Key in Florida.
High and Tight in Black and White
Same lone tree as in "High and Tight", but from a slightly different angle. Plus it's in black and white. Taken at the Myakka River State Park Preserve.
Red Water Lily
A beautiful red water lily among green lily pads.
Raindrops on Lily
Landscape view of raindrops on lily. Black and white. Taken along the Blueridge Parkway in North Carolina.
Bright sunlight causes shadows to fall across palmetto fans in Clam Bayou in Gulf Port, Florida.
A dead tree at the site of the Tulum Ruins in Mexico.
Sea Grapes Portrait
A black and white portrait view of some sea grapes.
Sea grapes are a common plant along the gulf coast. They are often used to help prevent beach erosion.
A dead snag rises from the scrub at the Amberjack Environmental Park outside Englewood, Florida. A single cloud floats in the sky above.
Water lily in Black and White
A pair of water lilies. These beauties were in a ditch along the road behind a shopping center. That is one of the things that make living in Florida so great.
Not Quite Blue Berries
You'll have to wait a while for these berries to be ready to eat. Taken in North Carolina.
Sunlight and shadows create contrasting lines on palmetto fronds.
The End is Near
This pine tree is long for this world. Most of its needles are long gone and just a few pine cones stubbornly hang on to the bare branches. Taken in Deer Prairie Creek Preserve outside Venice, Florida.
Tree and Clouds
The bare branches of a tree stand in stark contrast to the clouds behind.
Florida Fall Leaf
This is Florida's version of fall foliage. A brightly colored dead leaf from a vine curled among the fronds of a palm tree.
Dragonfly Water Lily
A tiny dragonfly rests on a purple water lily.
Purple Water Lily Close Up
Close up of a purple water lily almost in full bloom.