Along the Air Line... 2008 - Summer, Part 1
The Air Line Trail in Eastern Connecticut - Stan Malcolm Photos

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June 22nd. Heat haze partly obscuring the early sun.

 

 

A female Monarch (Danaus plixippus) on Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milkweed close up.

 

 

Pondside Pyralid moth (Munroessa icciusalis) on Milkweed. The larvae feed on aquatic plants.

 

 

Swamp Rose (Rosa palustris).

 

 

 

 

 

Bladder Campion (Silene cucubalus).

 

 

 

 

 

Spreading Dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium).

 

 

 

 

 

Frostweed (Helianthemum canadense).

 

 

Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis).

 

 

 

 

 

June 23rd. Day-lily (Hemerocallis fulva) planted at the Route 85 trailhead.

 

 

Rough-fruited Cinquefoil (Potentilla recta).

 

 

 

 

 

Whorled Loosestrife (Lysimachia quadriflora).

 

 

Northern Bush-honeysuckle (Diervilla lonicera).

 

 

June 24th. Sweet Pea (Lathyrus odoratus).

 

 

 

 

 

Stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta).

 

 

June 25th. Poke Milkweed (Asclepias exaltata).

 

 

 

 

 

Common St. Johnswort (Hypericum perforatum).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 27th. I really like the Poke Milkweed (Asclepias exaltata).