Blooming Native Wildflowers in Wisconsin Summer 2023

I have tried to capture some of the recent beauty of some mid to late summer blooming native wildflowers. Wildflower images have been taken in the yard here in Waukesha or Marquette County. Most wildflower here are native to Wisconsin. The summer started out dry but some rains came in mid summer and later. Wildflower blooms picked up from the summer dry spell and things got back on track for the most part with beautiful outstanding blooms.

Wild Petunia, Ruellia humilis

Meadow Blazing Star, Liatris ligulistylis

Common Milkweed, Asclepias syriaca

Tall Bellflower, Campanula americana

Tennessee Conflower, Echinacea tennesseensis

Rough Blazingstar, Liatris aspera

Leadplant, Amorpha canescens

Greenheaded Coneflower, Rudbeckia laciniata

Orange Conflower, Rudbeckia fulgida

Western Sunflower, Helianthus occidentalis

Sweet Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Prairie Dock, Silphium terebinthinaceum

Whorled Milkweed, Asclepias verticillata

Cup Plant, Silphium perfoliatum

Yellow Coneflower, Ratibida pinnata

Dotted Mint, Monarda punctata

White Turtlehead, Chelone glabra

Canada Milk Vetch, Astragalus canadensis

Rosin Weed, Silphium integrifolium

Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea

Nodding Onion, Allium cernuum

New England Aster, Aster novae-angliae

Smooth Blue Aster, Symphyotrichum laeve

Forked Aster, Aster furcatus

Showy Sunflower, Helianthus laetiflorus

Bottle Gentian, Gentiana andrewsii

Mist Flower, Conoclinium coelestinum

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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.

3 Responses to Blooming Native Wildflowers in Wisconsin Summer 2023

  1. Marilyn says:

    Thanks for the great collection. It can be used for flower identification.

  2. Gary Jones says:

    Thanks Jim, I see most of these plants on my daily walks. They add color and character to the environment. I use Seek on my iPhone to help identify many of them and appreciate the effort to name them.

  3. Mary Jo says:

    Thank you for helping us appreciate the beauty we have right here at home in our own backyards. Thank you for taking the time to name them.

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