Saturday, August 23, 2008

Late August Prairie

August is drawing to a close, and McKnight Prairie is dressing itself in purple and gold for a Minnesota fall.

Rough Blazing Star (Liatris aspera)

Stiff Goldenrod (Solidago rigida)

Also blooming are flowering spurge, prairie onion, ground cherry, false boneset, and other varieties of goldenrod.

3 comments:

Shan said...

This makes me so excited for autumn. Even when I'm sad to see summer wind down, too.

Christopher Tassava said...

Oh, man. This reminds me that I keep meaning to go out to McKnight before the snow flies. Have any time for a "work" (for me) trip this month, Rob?

Chris said...

Really nice, Rob! Beautiful scenery.

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