It is truly feeling like autumn with the temperatures dropping down into the thirties and the light slanting low and golden. The air like a cool mountain stream: cool, clear and invigorating. Here is the second set of my favorite summer photos.
Enjoy, and keep it frisky folks!
Drosera filiformis, Thread-leafed sundew - My little pretty!
Rose of Sharon flowers (Hibiscus syriacus, Malvaceae) - edible flowers
My sweet Rose
Milk thistle - Silybum marianum
Trumpet creeper in bud
Sams knob, Pisgah National Forest (our annual school high elevation camping trip)
Hummingbird clearwing moth nectaring on wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa, Lamiaceae)
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