Tuesday, August 25, 2009
100 Species Challenge #64
Photo by me. On a bank of the Raccoon River.
Native to Iowa according to Iowa Living Roadway (hat tip to Maria). I found only one of this forb, several of the monkey flower. The stripes caught my eye. I got pretty frustrated that I was too short to reach the "best" place to get a photograph.
I was surprised to find no active geocaches at Walnut Woods State Park, where this was photographed. The flowers can come in white. As with the monkeyflower, I find a very underwhelming supply of online information.
This plant has been found at Camp Dodge, Polk County, Iowa, as noted at this site.