Summer Blooming Flowers 7-10-2014

We had a wonderful long camping trip. However is now time to start pining for the next trip!
These were all taken at Deer Grove Forest Preserve. We attend an annual cookout here.

Click HERE to see what was blooming last year!!

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There is a model airplane area here. It was fun to watch the boys play with their machines.
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This girl didn’t seem to care at all that we were walking through. She was only about 15 feet from me.
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Grassy weed
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Very kewl seedhead.
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Solanum americanum – American nightshade. Some say poisonous, some say edible. If you’re not sure don’t eat it, DUH!
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Firefly (Lampyridae) on Chrysanthemum x superbum ‘Becky’
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Eupatorium rugosum White Snakeroot (I think) anyone with a red pen?
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I need to learn my Helianthus family! I keep forgetting to take a photo of the back of the flower. This is a huge ID helper!

Helianthus giganthus – Giant sunflower

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These are barn swallows (Hirundo rustica)

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© Ilex – Midwestern Plants

8 thoughts on “Summer Blooming Flowers 7-10-2014

  1. Einen schönen Tag wünsche ich so schöne Bilder und Schwalben Nester bei uns gibt es kaum noch welche schön zu sehen.Wünsche einen glücklichen schönen Tag liebe Grüße Gislinde

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