2010 08 02 - We visited the east end of Bass River Rec. Area, (in Ottawa County, owned by Michigan Department of Natural Resources) it was hot, muggy, and buggy! We visit one of our favorite hidden wet areas, and got to slosh around in our boots a bit. Later we were wilting so we got in the van with the AC going full blast and did more wildflowering along the road.
Looking east toward Bass River
Smartweed , Polygonum (Pink or Maybe Swamp)
Frogfruit (Phyla nodiflora)
Red Dragonfly (not his real name)
These are just some of the plants and wildflowers we saw, yes there were more!