During my wildflower inventory visit today to Anchor Diamond Park at Hawkwood in the Town of Ballston, I decided to take some extra time to explore the wetland area bordering the clear-flowing stream that enters the property from the far west end of Hawkwood Trail (white markers). I’m so glad I did! Within an area about the equivalent of the footprint of an average home, I found a surprising variety of blooming wildflowers.
Here’s a sampling of what I observed –
While quietly and slowing walking about wetland area in search of another bloom, I noticed that I was being observed by the watchful eye of this spectator –
While walking the woodland trails, I also observed these blooming wildflowers –