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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

GOD'S GREEN EARTH


I spent the last week back at home in Illinois, visiting my family.  I forgot how green things are out east-- plants everywhere, good smells, and critters a-poppin'...  Ah, my beloved Midwest...

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WEED AND WILDFLOWER INVENTORY
JULY 2010 -- NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS
(Partial)

Chicory (Cichorium intybus)
White Sweet Clover (Melilotus alba)
Yellow Sweet Clover (Melilotus officinalis)
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Perennial Peavine (Lathyrus latifolius L.)
Wild Lettuce (Lactuca canadensis)
Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
Compass Plant (Silphium laciniatum)
Curly Dock (Rumex crispus)
Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)
Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota)
Yellow Coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)
Smooth Sumac (Rhus glabra)
Hedge Bindweed (Calystegia sepium)
Field Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis)
Purple Milkweed (Asclepias purpurascens)
Great Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)
Lamb's Quarters (Chenopodium album)
Wild Grape (Vitis rotundifolia)
Purple Aster (Aster laevis)


A field of Queen Anne's Lace, with Curly Dock and some unidentified thistle.




Field Bindweed.


I should know what this is called.


Unidentified Aster family (Asteraceae).


Young Queen Anne's Lace (Wild Carrot).


Wild and Woolly!


A roadside field of Chicory, Yellow Coneflower, and Clover.


Chicory, one of my favorites.


Yellow Coneflowers.






Ah, sweet mystery of life...




PLEASE NOTE:  All or most plants are probably misidentified.


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