Some MARAIS DES LAÎCHES Botany: August 2022

I visited Marais Des LaÎches in June and got many bird photos:

American Goldfinch (male)
Brown Thrasher
Bobolink (male)
Warbling Vireo
Common Yellowthroat (female)
Pied-billed Grebe

This morning it was raining at the marsh (near Gatineau) and I concentrated on botany:

Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus)
Great Burdock (Arctium lappa)
Timothy (Phleum pratense)
Flat-topped Goldenrod (Euthamia graminifolia)
Cat-tail (Typha)
Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)
Queen Anne’s-lace (Daucus carota)
Field Sow-thistle (Sonchus arvensis)
Curled Dock (Rumex crispus)
Pinkweed (Persicaria pensylvanicum)
Barnyard Grass (Echinochloa crusgalli)
Common Arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia)
Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca)
Canada Anemone (Anemone canadensis)
White Clover (Trifolium arvense)
Evening Primrose (Oenothera)
Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca)
Yarrow (Achillea millefolia)
Meadowsweet (Spirea alba)
Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
Tall Goldenrod (Solidago altissima)
Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea)
Canada Thistle (Cirsium pratense)
Birdfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatis)
Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
White Sweet-clover (Melilotus alba)
Brome Grass (Bromus inermis)
Rough-stemmed Goldenrod (Solidago rugosa)
Rough-stemmed Goldenrod (Solidago rugosa)

NATURE POETRY

‘Tis Summer’s noon: High rides the fervid Sun
O’er fresh-mown meads and fields of waving corn. – John Askham (1825–94)

Miles Hearn

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