|A small drift of snow-on-the-prairie (Euphorbia bicolor)|
|A plot of gauara (Guara lindheimeri)|
|False dandelion seed head - these often grow in large groups and the seed head is equal in beauty to the flower|
|Great egret, cattle egret, and neotropical cormorant rookery in the Skillern Unit|
Other wildflowers are also blooming, even in one of the worst droughts in history.
|Basket flower (Oenothera speciosa) - see the basket around the bud?|
|Water primrose (Lugwigia peploides)|
|Eryngo is making huge purple drifts|
|Bluebells ( Eustoma exaltatum) are blooming in many places|
|Yellow Puff (Neptunia lutea) makes a great little ground cover|
|Green Milkweed (Asclepias viridis) is our most common native milkweed|
|Pickeralweed (Pontederia cordata) - I rescued this ahead of the roadside mowers for the Visitor Center Pond|
Showy evening primrose (Oenothera speciosa) - they've been blooming since February
and make a lovely weaver in the native garden. These southern plants bloom in the daytime.