August Weedwalk: Birchcliff Quarry Lands

Temperature 22 degrees and humid with light rain at times.

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)

Common Sow-thistle (Sonchus oleraceus)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Butter-and eggs (Linaria vulgaris)

Monarch Butterfly egg on mIlkweed leaf

Crab Apple (Malus)

Sand Cherry (Prunus)

Goat’s-beard (Tragopogon)

White Campion (Silene latifolia)

Birdfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Great Burdock (Arcticum lappa)

Starry False Solomon-seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

Miles Hearn

NATURE POETRY

In June ’tis good to lie beneath a tree
While the blithe season comforts every sense,
Steeps all the brain in rest, and heals the heart,
Brimming it o’er with sweetness unawares.

– J. R. Lowell (1819–91)

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