Meadow at the Woodlands

At the Woodlands, in the meadow towards the west of the house, Elymus virginicus is flowering, as is Sorghastrum nutans, and partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata).  Nimblewill is growing there, but not in bloom or fruit.  Panicum virgatum is there as well, with a large inflorescence.  Crabgrass is there as well, and barnyard grass, and giant foxtail (Setaria faberi).

There was a Monarch butterfly at the Asclepias tuberosa in the meadow.

There were a number of plants there last year:

And there’s a history of natural history at the Woodlands: