Walk Just Before the Rain at East Point (Part 2): July 2022

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

Teasle (Dipsacus fullonum)
Sunflower (Helianthus)
Cup Plant (Silphium perfoliatum)
Early Goldenrod (Solidago juncea)
Yarrow (Achillea millefolia)
Brown-lipped Snail on Dogwood leaf
Birdfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatis)
Wild-bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)
Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)
Goat’s beard (Tragopogon)
Queen Anne’s-lace (Daucus carota)
Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)
Riverbank Grape (Vitis riparia)
Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)
Choke Cherry (Prunus virginiana)
Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca)
Riverbank Grape (Vitis riparia)
Sensitive Fern
Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)
Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)
White Campion (Silene latifolia)
Ostrich Fern

Park scenes:

and the rain began:

NATURE POETRY

Come ye into the summer woods;
There entereth no annoy;
All greenly wave the chestnut leaves,
And the earth is full of joy.                    – Mary Howitt (1799–1888)

Miles Hearn

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