PHOTOPAGE 395

   

   

 

 Early - Mid-July 2009

Summer has not been oppressively hot so far. To the right (395.1) are representatives the beautiful Summer roadside displays that appear in abundance regardless of surroundings - wonderful visual treats.

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395.11 Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare) 

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395.12  Treescape  

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395.13 Pattern 

   

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395.1 Queen Anne's Lace and Chicory   

 Lying in wait, these Flower (Crab) Spiders rely on concealment and surprise rather than on entrapping prey in webs -

 Usually, the spider camouflages itself to the color of the flower or foliage it sits on. The color shown, for example, is common on Queen Anne's Lace (395.6).

 

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395.2 Flower Spider (Thomisidae)

 

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395.7 Raspberries (Rubus idaeus)

 Rippled surface pattern on a stream.

 

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 395.4 Stream Pattern 

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395.5 Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)

 

 

 Queen Anne's Lace with the pink perimeter seen in some early blossoms - The carrot was derived from this plant and the root is edible. Breaking the stems emits a strong carrot-like odor.

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 395.6 Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota)  

Below, two dissimilar species of fish in close proximity in the canal proper. 

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395.8 Fleabane and Perilla Mint (Erigeron philadelphicus and Perilla frutescens)

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395.9 Teasel Detail (Dipsacus)

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395.10 Pickerel and Sunfish  Esox niger and Centrarchidae 

 

 

   

 
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