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Late Spring through Fall:

Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia humifusa) is abundant within the Park.
Below is a selection of buds & blooms:


Prickly_Pear_buds
Buds


Prickly_Pears
Starting to flower


Cactus_flowers



Prickly_Pears



Prickly_Pears





Spiderwort_Buds
Spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana) buds


Spiderwort
Spiderwort blooms


Crab_spider_on_Spiderwort
Crab Spider on Spiderwort




Wafer_Ash
Wafer Ash   (Ptelea trifoliata)




Ragwort
Ragwort (Senecio aureus) on seepy rock outcrop




Pinks
Pinks   (Silene virginica)




Blackberry_flowers
Blackberry flowers   (Rubus fruticosus aggregate)




Standing_Cypress

Standing Cypress   (Ipomopsis rubra) in full bloom


Standing_Cypress





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Katydid nymph (Scudderia sp.) on Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort, Bouncing Bet)




Butterfly_Pea
Spurred Butterfly Pea   (centrosema virginianum)




Ox-eye_Daisy
Ox-eye Daisy   (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)




Trailing_Bush_Clover
Trailing Bush Clover   (Lespedeza recumbens)




Flowering_Spurge
Flowering Spurge   (Euphorbia corollata)



Slender_Gerardia
Slender Gerardia   (Agalinis tenuifolia)
Looks like deer got most of this plant; it was the only one I saw on a November day.





Blue_Sage
Wild Blue Sage   (Salvia azurea)
I didn't expect to see sage in this wooded environment.





Seedhead
Seedhead of ?



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