[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Pat’s Prairie page.]
7/8/2002 The prairie flowers started blooming this year, through the weeds. Black-eyed Susans with Fleabane – a native annual weedy species.
7/11/2002 Pat’s Prairie looking down from the Knife Edge Point – lots of Fleabane
7/11/2002 Path through the prairie – with fleabane
7/11/2002 Looking the other way – south toward the road
7/13/2002 We mowed again this year, in mid-summer – because there were so many weeds.
But there were flowers too.
8/12/2002 Canada Tick-trefoil, Wild Rye, and Black-eyed Susan
Black-eyed Susan, Blue Vervain
Black-eyed Susan and Oxeye
View from the Knife Edge Point
10/15/2002 looking south across the road