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Photos from Road 54N near Portage Sandhills on 2009-Jul04:
Goatsbeard (Tragopogon sp): flower Lilac-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon gracilis): plant Lilac-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon gracilis): plant Lilac-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon gracilis): flower Lilac-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon gracilis): flowers Lilac-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon gracilis): flower closeup Lilac-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon gracilis): flower closeup Wallflower mustard (Erysimum cheiranthoides): plant Wallflower mustard (Erysimum cheiranthoides): leaf with needle-like marginal spines group-2009: at Portage Sandhills group-2009: at Portage Sandhills Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia): plant Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia): flowers Plantain-leaved everlasting=Womens tobacco (Antennaria plantaginifolia): clump Plantain-leaved everlasting=Womens tobacco (Antennaria plantaginifolia): leaves Plantain-leaved everlasting=Womens tobacco (Antennaria plantaginifolia): flowers Plantain-leaved everlasting=Womens tobacco (Antennaria plantaginifolia): flowers

Photos from Portage Sandhills on 2009-Jul04:
unidentified Grass (Poaceae sp): Marsh hedge-nettle (Stachys palustris): plant Marsh hedge-nettle (Stachys palustris): flowers shrub: with fruit-like galls? shrub: with fruit-like galls? Birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus): Golden alexanders (Zizia aurea): group-2009: at Portage Sandhills group-2009: at Portage Sandhills Paintbrush (Castilleja sp): many Paintbrush (Castilleja sp): Marsh skullcap (Scutellaria galericulata): Smooth rose (Rosa blanda): Ground-cherry (Physalis sp): plant Ground-cherry (Physalis sp): plant Ground-cherry (Physalis sp): flower Plains prickly-pear-cactus (Opuntia polyacantha): Plains prickly-pear-cactus (Opuntia polyacantha): with buds? Plains prickly-pear-cactus (Opuntia polyacantha): Plains prickly-pear-cactus (Opuntia polyacantha): Three-flowered avens (Geum triflorum): Prairie-Smoke Three-flowered avens (Geum triflorum): Prairie-Smoke Veiny peavine (Lathyrus venosus): plant Veiny peavine (Lathyrus venosus): flowers Narrow-leaved hawksbeard (Crepis tectorum): plant Longleaf bluet (Houstonia longifolia): clump Longleaf bluet (Houstonia longifolia): plant Longleaf bluet (Houstonia longifolia): flowers group-2009: at Portage Sandhills Hairy golden-aster (Heterotheca villosa): plant Hairy golden-aster (Heterotheca villosa): flower+bud Dwarf white milkweed (Asclepias ovalifolia): plant Spreading dogbane (Apocynum androscemifolium): plant Wallflower mustard (Erysimum cheiranthoides): flowers Cabbage weevil (Ceutorhynchus sp)?: on Wallflower mustard (Erysimum cheiranthoides) Dwarf white milkweed (Asclepias ovalifolia): plant Dwarf white milkweed (Asclepias ovalifolia): flowers with ants Red-blue checkered-beetle (Trichodes nuttalli): on Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis) Red-blue checkered-beetle (Trichodes nuttalli): on Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis) Red-blue checkered-beetle (Trichodes nuttalli): on Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis) Manitoba toad=Canadian toad (Bufo hemiophrys): Goldenrod-crab-spider (Misumena vatia): Goldenrod-crab-spider (Misumena vatia): Goldenrod-crab-spider (Misumena vatia): Goldenrod-crab-spider (Misumena vatia): Goldenrod-crab-spider (Misumena vatia): with silk Goldenrod-crab-spider (Misumena vatia):

Photos from pr240 near Assiniboine Diversion Spillway on 2009-Jul04:
Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): clump Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): Crab spider (Thomisidae sp): hiding inside Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae) Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) first flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) first flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) first flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) first flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) first flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) first flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) 2nd flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) 2nd flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) 2nd flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) 2nd flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) 2nd flower Bee-mimic flower-beetle (Trichiotinus assimilis): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) 2nd flower

Photos from Assiniboine Diversion Spillway Park on 2009-Jul04:
White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): the neckless one White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): with fisherman in background White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): with fisherman in background White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): the neckless one again White pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos): group-2009: at lunch Assiniboine Diversion Spillway Park group-2009: at lunch Assiniboine Diversion Spillway Park group-2009: at lunch Assiniboine Diversion Spillway Park group-2009: Albert+Doris+Richard