Midsummer flowers

Updated: Aug 7, 2020

Here's a wonderful diversity of flowers currently blooming along our trails! All photos courtesy of Marty Carlock.


Fleabane:

cluster of fleabane flowers on one plant

Chicory:

chicory plant with three flowers

Spotted wintergreen, or spotted pipsissewa, rare to see in bloom:

spotted wintergreen plants with several flowers each

Indian-pipes — actually a saprophyte, not a flower:

cluster of Indian-pipes

Pinks:

numerous small pinks

Yellow coneflower:

yellow coneflowers amid dense vegetation

Mullein — this one looks like it could be of the ‘Banana and Custard’ cultivar:

multiple blooming mullein stalks

Queen Anne's lace:

Queen Anne's lace in bloom in a field

Tansy:

cluster of dozens of tansy flowers in various stages of blooming

...and last but not least, a "bouquet" of mushrooms!

cluster of cupped white mushrooms

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