|The spathe of the thermogenic skunk cabbage. A harbinger of spring!|
|Like most plants with spathes, skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus) is poisonous.|
Sunday was gray and dreary, but it was also relatively warm, close to 50 F. Since I was itching to get out and move around, I went out exploring on the Cary Property down some of the cross country ski trails behind the cold storage/rearing facility area.
|Sadly, most of the snow has melted here in the Hudson Valley|
|The creeks and streams are swollen from the recent rain and snow melt.|