Walk Just Before the Rain at East Point (Part 1): July 2022

Despite imminent rain, I headed out this this lovely park by the eastern Scarborough Bluffs to photograph wildflowers and other plants:

Indian-hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)
Brome Grass (Bromus inermis)
Orange Day-lily (Hemerocallis fulva)
Lady’s-thumb (Persicaria maculosa)
Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
Field Sow-thistle (Sonchus arvensis)
Honeysuckle (Lonicera)
Hedge Parsley (Torilis japonica)
Chicory (Cichorium intybus)
Bracken Fern
Wayfaring Tree (Viburnum lantana)
Phragmites (Phragmites australis)
Canada Thistle (Cirsium pratense)
Timothy (Phleum pratense)
Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea)
Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
St. John’s-wort (Hypericum perforatum)
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
Orchard Grass (Dactylis glomerata)
Silky Dogwood (Cornus amomum)
Panicled Tick-trefoil (Desmodium paniculatum)

Park scenes:

NATURE POETRY

Hot July brings cooling showers,
Apricots, and gillyflowers.              – Sara Coleridge (1802–52)

Miles Hearn

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