Wildflowers

Illinois Native Prairie, Savannah and Woodland Plants

Nodding Wild-Onion (Allium tricoccum)
Wild Leek (Allium tricoccum)
Meadow Anemone (Anemone canadensis)
Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)
Jack-In-The-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)
Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium)
Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacca purpurea)
Trout-Lilly (Erythronium americanum)
Eastern Burning Bush (Euonymus atropurpureus)
Wild Geranium
Jerusalem Artichoke
Sharp-Lobed Hepatica (Hepatica acutiloba)
Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)
Virginia Waterleaf
False Rue Anemone (Isopyrum biternatum)
Wild Bergamot
Small Sundrops (Oenothera perennis)
Solomon’s-Seal
Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis)
Early Meadow-Rue (Thalictrum dioicum)
Large Flowered Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)
Red Trillium, Prairie Trillium (Trillium recurvatum)
Withe Rod, Wild Raisin, Nannyberry
River Bank Grape (vitis riparia)
Golden Alexanders

Jack-In-The-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Jack-in-The-Pulpit

Today with camera in hand, feeling most alive walking at the nature center, I was exploring for nature’s treasures.  Among the forest savannah’s trees, shrubs, forbs, sedges and grasses, there were numerous Jack-In-The-Pulpit, all with brilliant ripening red berry fruit. This is a favorite of mine for it’s fall coloring. Above the fruit, the once large spreading trifoliate leaves …

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