[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Western Prairie page.]
Lots of flowers this year. The northern section – 4 years old this summer – had mostly flowers, and not as many grasses as the older sections.
6/2/2011 Still lots of Indian Paintbrush in the northern section
6/2/2011 Indian Paintbrush and Golden Alexander
8/7/2011 This is a plant that I didn’t plant, and it normally grows only in Eastern Wisconsin. It’s called Pale Indian-plantain. It must have come as a stray seed in some of the seeds I purchased.
9/4/2011 The middle section, which had some very bare spots, is filling in.
11/16/2011 Looking north from Big View Point
11/16/2011 Looking out over Big View Point