Slowly Hiking a Flower Filled Forest

The cool of the woods with the beauty of the prairie. That is Governor Nelson State Park. Feels like a whole day’s outing, when it’s twenty minutes away from our house.

Sunflowers and Joe Pye Weeds in the Woods Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

The taller flowers that are about to bloom are called Joe Pye Weed or Eutrochium purpureum. The yellow ones are sunflowers Helianthus montanus, as you may have guessed.

Wide Frame Sunflower Shot Photo: Rebecca Cuningham
Wild Monarda (Bee Balm) Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

If you like trees as much as I do, check out Becky’s page for more photos. ¡Olé! –Rebecca


Becky B’s Squares Logo Photo: Becky B and Friends

See Debbie and Friends’ great photos at Six Word Saturday

#6WS #SixWordSaturday

And for flowers, see the Flowers of the Day.

Have a great weekend! ¡Olé! –Rebecca

Rebecca Cuningham

16 thoughts on “Slowly Hiking a Flower Filled Forest

      1. I certainly can be. Ours is amazing right now. We’ve had some monsoons in the high desert, so it’s cooler and lots of things are springing up. It’s wonderful. 🙂 Have a great rest of your weekend, Rebecca. 🙂

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