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Macro Images - Morton Arboretum

Schulenberg Prairie

July 29, 2011

Yellow Coneflower

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The Bumblebee and a Monarda

Monarda, otherwise know as bee balm, horsemint, oswego tea, or bergamot, is a commom wildflower in Illinois prairies.

Prairie The Approach.
Prairie The bumble bee extracted nectar from the monarda blossom. The white spots on the bee's body are pollen.