Wildflowers in late July, Kirkfield, Ontario
Kirkfield is a hamlet northeast of East Gwillimbury and on the Trent-Severn Waterway between Lake Simcoe and Balsam Lake. Here are some of the wildflowers growing there last Monday starting with the largest square and working clockwise: purple coneflowers (Echinacea purpurea) in amongst Queen Anne's lace (Daucus carota), bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare), Beardtongue (Penstemon hirsutis) soapwort (Saponaria officinalis) cinquefoil (Potentilla pennsylvanica), and everlasting sweet pea (Lathyrus latifolius).
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Wild flowers are so nice because we don't have to tend to them Purple Coneflower has always been a favorite of mine. I like your collage, but I haven't figured out how to do that yet. Also the yellow bkie in the previos post is a great find.
Beautiful wildflowers and I'm so impressed that you know the names of all of them. (I'm embarrassed that I post so many pictures without knowing what they are.)
What a beautiful bouquet EG. Don't you just love all the summer colors.
I always enjoy not only your photography for nature notes but how good you are about identifying everything for us. I love wildflowers. Sweet peas are much earlier where I live but mine didn't do very well this year. Not sure why as they are usually one of my favorites in the spring.
We don't see these around here! I encourage you to do the 100 Strangers project! It's nerve wracking, but fun.
Beautiful colors and all my favorites are represented.
I like thistles. In the wild, not in the yard unless you call them artichokes of course.
Excellent collage. Wildflowers that grace our woodlands and countrysides are wonderful. They serve a purpose and are a treat for our eyes too. MB
These are beautiful wildflowers. You've gotten some wonderful pictures and used them to create a wonderful collage.
Your collage of nature notes are very attractive!
I love sweet peas and once bought a house with a large plant in the backyard. I wanted to take it with me, but didn't since it flourished in that spot.
I love those coneflowers! They are beginning to spread along some of the interstates here..I don't know if birds spread them or if someone did it.
Beautiful..I have planted 4 native purple coneflower this summer and they seem to be doing well....
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