This image was taken on 5/28/11. This one on the wildflower page was from 4/12/12. 2012 was a very early spring. Global warming may have had something to do with that.
As far as we know, highbush blueberry does not grow at Ives Preserve. One Saturday as we were feverishly cutting buckthorn, I had an moment. OMG, that was a blueberry I just killed! It was the only highbush blueberry bush we've seen in the Preserve. One moment of human activity that I regret.