I found a spider clinging to the underside of an American elm leaf yesterday. Thanks to John and Jane Balaban at BugGuide, I now know it as a marbled orbweaver (Araneus marmoreus).
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It is easy to miss maple flowers, especially on large trees. From a distance, the branches appear to blush and that is all. Look closely and you’ll see a profusion of anthers leaping out of short, red petals.