We were back to camp at Illinois State Beach Park.
Juniperus horizontalis – Creeping Juniper
In 2006, creeping juniper was listed as endangered in Illinois.
Right up there, crawling through the sand… In Illinois!!
Small white flower = Moehringia laterfolia ~ Bluntleaf sandwort
The white spiky plant is a mystery. I’m not even sure where to start =O It’s killing me tho… someone save me?!?
Looking North towards Milwaukee…
Looking South towards Chicago…
I’ll link a later post here about these rocks…
Not a rock a moss ball!
Zion nuclear power plant. Still standing… It was supposed to be gone in 2014.
Umm, I’m no engineer, however I wouldn’t use this ramp.
More juniper… creeping.
Breck and Lake Michigan
Old beach house.
Lupine, lupine everywhere!
Opuntia – Prickly pear – The fruit is edible. Pretty kewl eh, Cacti in Illinois!
© Ilex ~ Midwestern Plant Girl