Liriodendron, or Tulip tree.
Japanese painted fern, AKA Oriental ladyfern, unfurling. (Athyrium niponicum)
Look hard enough in nature, and you’ll find lots to scare you.
Like this monster above, just coming to get you.
Well, maybe not.
It just might be pachysandra blooms. Depending on how you feel about pachysandra as an invasive species, you may, or may not, feel better.
And it bloomed in mid-February this year.