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Fall 2017
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Copyright (2017)

Initial Fall 2017 visit, early September:

False_Foxglove
Downy False Foxglove   (Aureolaria virginica)


Eryngo
Blue-flower Eryngo   (Eryngium integrifolium)


Ironweed
New York Ironweed   (Vernonia noveboracensis)


Spider_on_Burnet
Nursery Web Spider   (Pisaurina mira) on
Canada Burnet   (Sanguisorba canadensis).



Lobelia
Lobelia species   (possibly L. amoena)


Monkshood_bee
Sweat Bee approaching Southern Monkshood   (Aconitum uncinatum)


Monkshood_bee
Bee entering Monkshood


Blackeyed_Susan
Black-eyed Susans   (Rudbeckia hirta)



Mid-Late September:

P_asarifolia

Kidney-leaf Grass of Parnassus   (Parnassia asarifolia)


P_asarifolia





Box_Turtle
Eastern Box Turtle   (Terrapene carolina carolina)




P_grandifolia

Large-leaf Grass of Parnassus   (Parnassia grandifolia)


P_grandifolia





Jewelweed
Spotted Jewelweed, aka Orange Jewelweed   (Impatiens capensis)


White_Lobelia
Beautiful white form of this typically blue Lobelia species


Gerardia
Purple Gerardia, aka Purple False Foxglove   (Agalinis purpurea)


Aster
One of the purple Asters   (Symphyotrichum sp.)


Burnet
Canada Burnet   (Sanguisorba canadensis)


Cowbane
Cowbane  (Oxypolis sp.)


Blue_Lobelia
Blue Lobelia   (perhaps Lobelia amoena?)



Late September:

Spiranthes
Nodding Ladies' Tresses   (Spiranthes cernua)
Perhaps with a bit of S. magnicamporum in their bloodline...



Parnassia_asarifolia
A very cool lichen - Cladonia cervicornis ssp verticillata


Stiff_Gentians
Stiff Gentian   (Gentianella quinquefolia)


P_asarifolia
A couple of Parnassia asarifolia


P_asarifolia
Parnassia asarifolia group


Monkshood
Monkshood


Parnassia_grandifolia
Pair of Parnassia grandifolia


Parnassia_grandifolia
Parnassia grandifolia in habitat


Helenium
Sneezeweed   (Helenium sp.)


Crab_Spider_in_Lobelia
Crab Spider in Lobelia


Jack_in_Pulpit_berries
Jack in the Pulpit berries


European_Hornet
Giant European Hornet   (Vespa crabro)



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