[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main East Center Valley page.]
We didn’t do anything special in this prairie this year. There’s still a lot of Canada Goldenrod in the lower half, but I think it’s becoming less dense, with more other species interspersed.
4/21/2017 Looking down from Indian Grass Point. East Center Valley is on the left.
7/22/2017 A shallow valley comes out of the woods into the prairie, and different plants grow there. This time of year it’s mostly Monarda.
8/21/2017 South end of the prairie – very wet
8/21/2017 More wetland plants at the south end