June 23, 2004

The first prairie lily of the season.

Prairie Lily

Pincushion cactus.

Pincushion cactus.

 

Prairie Rose.

Pincushion cactus.

A crocus (pasque) flower on June 23? That's late!

Blanket flower.

 

This is the first set of four flowers on one pincushion cactus that I have photographed.
Other shots of the same cactus are below.

Pincushion cactus.

Pincushion cactus.

Pincushion cactus.

Blue-eyed grass.

Blue-eyed grass.

Pincushion cactus.

Harebell.

Melissa Blue butterfly.

Blanket flower.

Sweetclover is very vulnerable to a frost which occurred the mornings of June18 & 19.

Milkweed plants also didn't like the frost.

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