Summer Blooming Wisconsin Native Wildflowers in Waukesha County on July 24, 2019

With birding slower during the summer I turn towards taking some images of the native wildflowers around us. Some images are of species not native to Wisconsin but the states around us, they are noted. Many of the images taken here in the yard and also a few on the road in Waukesha County Wisconsin. I have added a few images too from late spring.

Smooth Phlox, Phlox glaberrima

Compass Plant, Silphium laciniatum

Royal Catchfly, Silene regia, native to IL and south, not Wisconsin…

Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium

Wild Bergamot, Monarda fistulosa

Queen of the Prairie, Filipendula rubra, not native to Wisconsin but all the states around us…

Yellow Coneflower, Ratibida pinnata

Wild Sweet William, Phlox maculata

Hoary Vervain, Verbena stricta

Ozark Coneflower, Echinacea paradoxa, native to Missouri and south, not Wisconsin…

False Sunflower, Heliopsis helianthoides

Wild Iris, Blue Flag

Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea, native to IL and south, east and west of that state, not Wisconsin…

Prairie Coreopsis, Coreopsis palmata

Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta

Blue-eyed Grass

Wild Blue Indigo, Baptisia australis, native to IL and south, east and west of that state, not Wisconsin…

Yellow Pimpernel, Taenioia intergerrima

Wild Petunia, Ruellia humilis

New Jersey Tea, Ceanothus americanus

Rosen Weed, Silphium integrifolium

Nodding Pink Onion, Allium cernuum

Smooth Phlox, Phlox glaberrima

Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium

Compass Plant, Silphium laciniatum

Wild Bergamot, Monarda fistulosa

Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea

Royal Catchfly, Silene regia, native to IL and south, not Wisconsin

Butterfly Milkweed, Asclepias tuberosa

Whorled Milkweed, Asclepias vertcillata

Purple Milkweed, Asclepias purpurea

Purple Milkweed, Asclepias purpurea

Spiderwort, Tradescantia ohiensis

Red Bee Balm, Monarda didyma, native range is eastern US…

Polk Milkweed, Asclepias exaltata

Wild Iris, Blue Flag

Blue-eyed Grass, Sisyrinchium sp.

Smooth Phlox, Phlox glaberrima

Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta

Prairie Coreopsis, Coreopsis palmata

Yellow Coneflower, Ratibida pinnata

Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium

Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea, native to IL and south, east and west of that state, not Wisconsin…

Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium

Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Arisaema triphyllum ~ Spring

Virginia Bluebells, Mertensia virginica ~ Spring

Compass Plant, Silphium laciniatum

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Window to Wildlife features the photography of Jim Edlhuber. A lifelong native of Wisconsin, Jim has been photographing wildlife for 20 years. He considers himself an avid photographer and is always trying to capture nature and wildlife through his lens. He is in several photography clubs and has won numerous awards for his work. In recent years, Jim has focused mostly on birding photography and finds it to be the most challenging.

One Response to Summer Blooming Wisconsin Native Wildflowers in Waukesha County on July 24, 2019

  1. Wendy Kubokawa-Wells says:

    Enjoyed them all and learned a few new ones.

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