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Summer 2017 (Reed)
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Early July 2017:

Sabatia_campanulata
Slender Marsh Pink, aka Slender Rose Gentian   (Sabatia campanulata)


Buttonbush
Buttonbush   (Cephalanthus occidentalis)


Sneezeweed
Sneezeweed   (Helenium flexuosum)


Asclepias_incarnata_pulchra
Swamp Milkweed   (Asclepias incarnata ssp. pulchra)


Polygala_curtissii
Curtiss' Milkwort   (Polygala curtissii)


Ragged_Fringed_Orchid
Ragged Fringed Orchid   (Platanthera lacera)
Looking somewhat the worse for wear...



Yellow
Unidentified


Violet
Unidentified   (sp.)


Button_Bush
Buttonbush


Pycnanthemum_tenuifolium
Slender (or Narrowleaf) Mountain Mint   (Pycnanthemum tenuifolium)


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Sand Bean, aka Pink Fuzzybean   (Strophostyles umbellata)


Spiranthes
Spring Ladies' Tresses   (Spiranthes vernalis)


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Spring Ladies' Tresses - detail


Trumpet_vine
Trumpet Vine   (Campsis radicans)



Late July 2017:

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Pale Meadow Beauty   (Rhexia mariana)


Buttonbush_with_critters
Buttonbush   (Cephalanthus occidentalis) flower, with a couple of insects -
an Ailanthus Webworm Moth (Atteva punctella) and a Silver Spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus).



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Two examples of Sabatia, showing the color variation,
from deep rose (above) to white (below)...


Sabatia-white_color



Ironweed
New York Ironweed  (Vernonia noveboracensis)


Woodland_Flax
Woodland Flax   (Linum virginianum)


Sand Bean
Sand Bean


Polygala curtissii
Polygala curtissii



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