Late summer brilliance…

Crossing the raised boardwalk around Lincoln Park, Chicago’s South Pond provided me an aerial view of the surrounding prairie lands. Here Sawtooth Sunflower (Helianthus grossesserratus) displays various stages of growth, each worth stopping to observe. Flowers bloom in clusters on top of the tall stems. Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg
Late summer does not deter new blooms of Sawtooth Sunflowers. Below this bloom are emerging flowers preparing to continue this colorful, attention grabbing lifecycle. For more information click here.https://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/prairie/plantx/swt_sunflowerx.htm Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg
This Bee was attracted to the Sawtooth Sunflower which benefits both the plant and the Bee. Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg

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