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Summer in Litchfield

September 19, 2012 Dare I say: crimson and clover.
Maple leaf.

August 20, 2012 A hawk screeches.

August 17, 2012 A home with many ports.

August 13, 2012 Pokeweed in bloom

August 8, 2012 A pretty sunset last night.

August 6, 2012 Showers and thunderstorms over the past few days have brought mushrooms.
Mushroom. Mushroom.

August 3, 2012 Altocumulus at sunrise .
Altocumulus clouds.

August 2, 2012 Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) is another native that can be found near water.

July 30, 2012 Broadleaf Arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia) which is named for the shape of its leaves is native and common near water. This is the male (staminate) flower.

July 26, 2012 Common Burdock (Arctium minus) has tiny blooms and is non-native. Note the hooks on the green bracts.
Common Burdock.

July 24, 2012 Canada Hawkweed (Hieracium canadense) is a summer-blooming native.
Canada Hawkweed.

July 20, 2012 Berries are exhibiting their color.

July 16, 2012 The Mourning Cloak (or Nymphalis antiopa).

July 13, 2012 The flower of the "wild yellow lily" or Canada Lily (Lilium canadense) faces down, so you've got to stoop down and look up to see how beautiful they are.
Canada Lilly.

July 9, 2012 Tiny but vivid.

July 2, 2012 A comma with color inside and the "comma" outside.
Flower. Flower.

June 29, 2012 A hot spell followed by a cool spell; but the early summer blooms keep on.

June 22, 2012 Mountain Blue-eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium montanum) is a small but very elegant flower. And a native.
Mountain blue-eyed grass flower.

June 22, 2012 Big tree. Small chipmunk.

June 21, 2012 The brilliant International Space Station as it passed below the Big Dipper this evening.

June 21, 2012 Knapweed is the quintessential roadside summer bloom. Unfortunately, it's a highly-successful invasive.
Spotted knapweed flower.

Summer began on Wednesday, June 20 at 7:09 p.m. EDT.

June 19, 2012 The tiny Lesser Stitchwort (Stellaria graminea) is non-native.
Lesser Stitchwort flower.

June 17, 2012 Scattered cirrus brings a pretty sunset.

June 14, 2012 A wild rose has just come into bloom.
Wild rose.

June 10, 2012 Nice morning weather for flying.
Hot air balloon

June 5, 2012 The transit of Venus between the clouds. See more on the The Skies of Litchfield page.
Venus transit

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