Local name Two-leaf senna. Uncommon at THNA.
Wilco NPSOT Field Trip
Local name Prairie parsley. Common at THNA. Host plant for Eastern Black Swallowtail butterfly.
Not sure of ID. A flock was circling around the preserve, eventually moved to the west. This observation, they were east of the education building.
Fuzzy body, retracting attena
Local name Canada wild onion (pink). Common at THNA. Has fragrant scent.
In shallow water. The tire in one picture so a tire off a mower to give you a size. It was probably 12-18 inches long. I did not see the end of his tail.
A hawk was circling and there was a well-attended event with a lot of people around and he was vocalizing.
Yellow flower; +/- 7 cm tall; flower: 2-3 cm; populations on both side of raod