Early spring blooming wildflowers are typically small, lovely, and very delicate looking. But looks can be deceiving. Most are actually very tenacious, often with multiple strategies geared to enable them to survive and reproduce. 1,086 more words
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Eastern Pondhawks (Erythemis simplicicollis) are dragonflies that perch when they hunt, usually on low foliage or on the ground.
Dragonflies are carnivores. They eat other insects ranging in size from tiny mosquitoes to dragonflies their own size, or for some dragonfly species, even larger. 333 more words
The huge, showy blossoms of Swamp Rose Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos), a member of the Mallow (Malvaceae) family, begin to appear in mid-summer, and continue into early fall. 923 more words