Chris' Camera Bag
A Photo Web log by Chris Young
Sunday afternoon on the prairie
It was raining somewhere Sunday afternoon. You could see the gathering clouds in the distance.
Gray-headed coneflowers stood out bright yellow against a darkening sky.
Watching the summer sky change over an Illinois prairie is a rare experience these days.
On Springfield’s far southwest side is home to a 70-acre reconstructed prairie that is one of the city’s best-kept secrets.
The prairie has multiple mowed walking paths that also double as firebreaks.
Follow along on a tour of the Centennial Park Prairie.
Prairie blazing star’s purple color is irresistible.
Purple coneflower, compass plant and gray-headed coneflower.
Rattlesnake master has unusual spiky flowers.
Compass plant leaves against the yellow blooms of gray-headed coneflower.(1) Comments :: Permalink