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The American Cypress Drawing is by Mark Catesby, courtesy of Reusable Art.

Art

Longtails

Phaethon lepturus catesbyi

Long tails are everywhere this month and my daughter has taken some pretty amazing photos so it seemed apposite to write a post about them. 888 more words

Life In Bermuda

Mark Catesby: the Curious and Ingenious Naturalist

Diana: Editors E. Charles Nelson and David J. Elliott have compiledĀ a book about a man I’d never heard of: Mark Catesby. One of the earliest naturalists, as well as an author and illustrator, Catesby studiedĀ the fauna and flora of North America over a seven-year period. 704 more words

Diana Belchase

Historic Catesby Prints at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Naturalist and artist, Mark Catesby, created the first illustrated record of the plants and animals of North America. His field notes and observations are recorded in… 151 more words

Learning Opportunities

Wildflower Wednesday--April 23, 2014

I adore the Catesby’s trillium (T. catesbaei) in my front garden and am especially tickled that it bloomed in time to star in April’s Wildfower Wednesday. 238 more words

Gardening