Summer Solstice through July

Over One Hundred-Thirty Images

With Titles

In the Order In Which

They Were Shot…

 

Moist June Dawn

Moist June Dawn

 

Milkweed Flowers CU

Milkweed Flowers CU

 

Sumac and Milkweed in Flower

Sumac and Milkweed in Flower

 

 

Milkweed in Flower CU

Milkweed in Flower CU

 

Grass Cowlick

Grass Cowlick

 

Sumac Flower Solo

Sumac Flower Solo

 

Dew Drops

Dew Drops

 

Monarch - Folded

Monarch – Folded

 

Into a Grove from the Path

Into a Grove from the Path

 

Dew Drops - Close Up

Dew Drops – Close Up

 

Bindweed Flower

Bindweed Flower

 

Sidelit Grass Seed Heads

Sidelit Grass Seed Heads

 

Insect Infested Cottonwood Trunk

Insect Infested Cottonwood Trunk

 

Cottonwood - Diagonal Up Trunk

Cottonwood – Diagonal Up Trunk

 

Cottonwood - with the Hollow Root

Cottonwood – with the Hollow Root

 

Cottonwood - with Dropped Branches

Cottonwood – with Dropped Branches

 

Raspberries Coming on

Raspberries Coming on

 

Raspberries Coming On - CU

Raspberries Coming On – CU

 

July 5, Dawn at the Historical Marker

July 5, Dawn at the Historical Marker

 

Butterfly Milkweed in Bloom

Butterfly Milkweed in Bloom

 

Peering into a Sumac Stand

Peering into a Sumac Stand

 

Introibo ad Altare Dei

Introibo ad Altare Dei

 

Big Bluestem Seeded Out

Big Bluestem Seeded Out

 

Leadplant - Flowering

Leadplant – Flowering

 

Scurf Pea - Flowering

Scurf Pea – Flowering

 

Sumac Head - Flowering  CU

Sumac Head – Flowering CU

 

Slab of Fallen Bark

Slab of Fallen Bark

 

Mullein Flower CU

Mullein Flower CU

 

Juniper Berries

Juniper Berries

 

Woodpecker Home

Woodpecker Home

 

Luscious Raspberries CU

Luscious Raspberries CU

 

Purple Fungus Colony with Delicate Stalks

Purple Fungus Colony with Delicate Stalks

 

Ladies' Tresses

Ladies’ Tresses

 

Backlit Mullein Leaves

Backlit Mullein Leaves

 

Black-eyed Suzy Patch

Black-eyed Suzy Patch

 

Predated Wild Turkey Egg

Predated Wild Turkey Egg

 

St. John's Wort

St. John’s Wort

 

A Clutch of Wild Turkey Eggs

A Clutch of Wild Turkey Eggs

 

Butterfly Milkweed Solo

Butterfly Milkweed Solo

 

Leadplant

Leadplant

 

Sidelit Grass Head

Sidelit Grass Head

 

Chokecherry Clusters

Chokecherry Clusters

 

Catnip

Catnip

 

American Germander

American Germander

 

Delicate White Moth Resting

Delicate White Moth Resting

 

Researcher's Hanging Green Tape

Researcher’s Hanging Green Tape

 

Black Eyed Suzy Patch - Cloudy Day

Black Eyed Suzy Patch – Cloudy Day

 

Purple Prairie Clover in Bloom

Purple Prairie Clover in Bloom

 

Cottonwood Leaf Cluster - The Hinge of the Season

Cottonwood Leaf Cluster – The Hinge of the Season

 

The First Wild Plums

The First Wild Plums

 

From the Hill in the Deer Park

From the Hill in the Deer Park

 

After a Fun Run...

After a Fun Run…

 

The Ephemeral Wet Spot - All Dried Out

The Ephemeral Wet Spot – All Dried Out

 

Red Milkweed Beetle on a ...

Red Milkweed Beetle on a …

 

Fence Post Still Life

Fence Post Still Life

 

Those Red Sumac Heads

Those Red Sumac Heads

 

Along the South Fenceline

Along the South Fenceline

 

Showy Milkweed Flowering on a Hillside

Showy Milkweed Flowering on a Hillside

 

Roughleaf Dogwood Flowering

Roughleaf Dogwood Flowering

 

Yours Truly in the Deep Draw Grass

Yours Truly in the Deep Draw Grass

 

The Little Pond All Dried Out

The Little Pond All Dried Out

 

The Big Pond with Decent Water

The Big Pond with Decent Water

 

First Milkweed Pod of the Season

First Milkweed Pod of the Season

 

Hairy Golden Aster (?)

Hairy Golden Aster (?)

 

Little Puffster

Little Puffster

 

Dawn's Light Strikes the Cottonwoods

Dawn’s Light Strikes the Cottonwoods

 

Three Green Plums

Three Green Plums

 

Halated Light Penetrates a Grove

Halated Light Penetrates a Grove

 

Burnt Cottonwood Root

Burnt Cottonwood Root

 

Insect Hieroglyphics Under Fallen Branch Bark

Insect Hieroglyphics Under Fallen Branch Bark

 

The 'Coon Log in July

The ‘Coon Log in July

 

Verdant Mons

Verdant Mons

 

Up at the Canopy - 4 Grove

Up at the Canopy – 4 Grove

 

In the Shadow of a Tree Trunk

In the Shadow of a Tree Trunk

 

The Thorny Locust Killed by Chainsaw

The Thorny Locust Killed by Chainsaw

 

The Thorny Locust Killed by Chainsaw #2

The Thorny Locust Killed by Chainsaw #2

 

Research Flags Where the Thorny Locusts Were Killed

Research Flags Where the Thorny Locusts Were Killed

 

At the Seep -  Mid-July

At the Seep – Mid-July

 

At the Seep -  Mid-July - Looking Down

At the Seep – Mid-July – Looking Down

 

Burnt Up Black Eyed Suzies

Burnt Up Black Eyed Suzies

 

Fiery Dawn from the Far West Hill

Fiery Dawn from the Far West Hill

 

Across the West Fence - the Neighbor's Corn

Across the West Fence – the Neighbor’s Corn

 

Sawtooth Sunflower Emerging on a Humid July Morning

Sawtooth Sunflower Emerging on a Humid July Morning

 

Procreating Milkweed Beetles

Procreating Milkweed Beetles

 

Oozing Milkweed Pods - After an Early Morning Shower

Oozing Milkweed Pods – After an Early Morning Shower

 

Prairie Goldenrod - Coming into Flower

Prairie Goldenrod – Coming into Flower

 

Sand Bluestem (?)

Sand Bluestem (?)

 

Wild Bergamot with Black Beetle Infestation

Wild Bergamot with Black Beetle Infestation

 

Milkweed Leaves Turning

Milkweed Leaves Turning

 

Into a Stand of Backlit Sumac

Into a Stand of Backlit Sumac

 

Dense Backlit Sumac on a Lead Gray Humid Morn

Dense Backlit Sumac on a Lead Gray Humid Morn

 

July's Essence in Close-up

July’s Essence in Close-up

 

At the Swoop Tree - Mid-July

At the Swoop Tree – Mid-July

 

Big Wheel - Keeps on Turning

Big Wheel – Keeps on Turning

 

Green Cattail Head in Shade

Green Cattail Head in Shade

 

Swamp Milkweed in Flower

Swamp Milkweed in Flower

 

Fresh Wet Carnivore Turd on the Fresh Mown West Path

Fresh Wet Carnivore Turd on the Fresh Mown West Path

 

Peach Dawn - Silhouette Trees

Peach Dawn – Silhouette Trees

 

Peach Dawn - Cutting Through the Fog

Peach Dawn – Cutting Through the Fog

 

Dogwod Leaves Rimlit at Dawn

Dogwod Leaves Rimlit at Dawn

 

Sun Flare Through the Foggy Dew

Sun Flare Through the Foggy Dew

 

Tall Gaura Flowers Just Opened CU

Tall Gaura Flowers Just Opened CU

 

Another First Milkweed Pod of the Season...

Another First Milkweed Pod of the Season…

 

Backlit Dew Kissed Grass Seed Head

Backlit Dew Kissed Grass Seed Head

 

Mullberries Coming On

Mullberries Coming On

 

Cooler in the Shade of These Four

Cooler in the Shade of These Four

 

Cup Plant Flower

Cup Plant Flower

 

Candle Anemone Flower

Candle Anemone Flower

 

Wild Bergamot Flower CU

Wild Bergamot Flower CU

 

Dappled Light Down in the Draw

Dappled Light Down in the Draw

 

Three Rough Trunks

Three Rough Trunks

 

Upshot Trunk with Big Vines

Upshot Trunk with Big Vines

 

Blowing Cottonwood Leaves

Blowing Cottonwood Leaves

 

Tiny Green Head Just Opened

Tiny Green Head Just Opened

 

Wet Web Just Before Dawn

Wet Web Just Before Dawn

 

Misty Morning Across a Sumac Stand

Misty Morning Across a Sumac Stand

 

Brush Mound in the Rain

Brush Mound in the Rain

 

Wet Seed Cluster (?)

Wet Seed Cluster (?)

 

Large Flowered Gaura with Droplets and Insects

Large Flowered Gaura with Droplets and Insects

 

Missouri Goldenrod Colony on a Rainy Day

Missouri Goldenrod Colony on a Rainy Day

 

Bunker through Chain Link

Bunker through Chain Link

 

Long Shot through the Mist to the South Boundary

Long Shot through the Mist to the South Boundary

 

A Small Stand of Ox-eye

A Small Stand of Ox-eye

 

Lone Sunflower on a Rainy Day

Lone Sunflower on a Rainy Day

 

Yellow Bloom on a Rainy Day (?)

Yellow Bloom on a Rainy Day (?)

 

Colorful Fungal Growth on a Dead Branch

Colorful Fungal Growth on a Dead Branch

 

On the Edge of the Wet Spot in the West Draw

On the Edge of the Wet Spot in the West Draw

 

First Brown Showing - Last Day of July

First Brown Showing – Last Day of July

 

Hemlock Seeds

Hemlock Seeds

 

Black Gooseberry

Black Gooseberry

 

Wet Web on the West Draw Floor

Wet Web on the West Draw Floor

 

Solo Milkweed on the Hillside

Solo Milkweed on the Hillside

 

Burn Sign

Burn Sign

 

Critter Hole Under the Gate

Critter Hole Under the Gate