Newbie on the Hill

Today’s post features a new wildflower find for me … the Pale Corydalis. During my last trip to Ha Ha Tonka State Park (in the Missouri Ozarks), I found this one clump of nice, yellow wildflowers that were growing along a woodland trail, just below some rock bluffs. I wasn’t sure what I had found […]

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Fun Friday: The Itch!

Today’s post features an image I captured on Wednesday. I had an appointment in Camdenton, Missouri, for my annual physical exam. Being so close, I decided to check out nearby Ha Ha Tonka State Park. This decision was made despite the intermittent rain showers and the cool, early spring temperature (41F). Well, I must have […]

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Fall in the Ozark Hills

Today’s post features some fall colors I photographed at the end of last week, in beautiful Ha Ha Tonka State Park (Missouri), located in the Ozarks. I’m hoping to get back there soon, to try to capture the peak of the color … but the wind here has been howling, so the trees may be […]

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Small, White Beauty

Today’s post features another wildflower I found along the trails of Ha Ha Tonka State Park (Missouri). I’m pretty sure this little, white beauty is Rue Anemone, but welcome any correction I may have made to this ID. While hiking the Natural Bridge Trail this spring, I found lots of different woodland wildflowers along the […]

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Blue Phlox

During my recent wildflower trek on the Natural Bridge Trail, in Ha Ha Tonka State Park (MO), I ran across several patches of Blue Phlox (aka, Wild Sweet William) just starting to bloom. Here are a couple of images of these blue beauties: I always love seeing the unfurled petals of the phlox, as it […]

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Missouri’s State Tree

I’m back home after a wonderful Easter trip. During this trip, I was able to get out and capture some more woodland wildflowers. One morning, while hiking in Ha Ha Tonka State Park, I came upon a lot of wonderful wildflowers. But the subject of today’s post, captured along this trail, is the Flowering Dogwood, […]

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