"Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty. It expands through successive stages of the beautiful to values as yet uncaptured by language.”
― Aldo Leopold
The photos on this page are arranged in the approximate order that the flowers appear during the season.
Elevation 3300-3500 ft, 45.5 degrees North Latitude.
One of three habitats is listed for each species: forest, open prairie, or the overlapping areas between them.
All the photos were taken at the GROWISER preserve, by Andy Huber.
The names used are those listed on the USDA Plants Database http://plants.usda.gov/java/
Note: to see more photos, click on the image here, or its name on the next page, "Native Plant Lists."