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There were a variety of wildflowers blooming on our recent visit to Crex Meadows.

Columbine

Lupine and Phlox

Hoary Puccoon

Blue Flag Iris

Common Cinquefoil

 

On a recent visit to Crex Meadows we were lucky to find a variety of butterflies and dragonflies as we drove around.

 

The White Water Lilies were blooming. Since they are fairly fresh it was easy to find some to photograph that were not covered with bugs or debris.

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The Milkweed and the Common and Swamp Milkweed were starting to bloom. We did see a few Monarch Butterflies throughout the Meadows.

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Butterfly weed was blooming throughout the Meadows.

Common Eastern Bumblebee

We found quite a few other flowers blooming. Check the Crex Meadows website for a list of currently blooming flowers.

Wood Rose

Wood Rose

Wood Lily

Wood Lily

Hoary Puccoon

Hoary Puccoon

Harebell

Harebell