Wingstem – Do I Really Know You?

Wingstem Flowers photographed by Jeff Zablow at Raccoon Creek State Park in Pennsylvania
Expecting to quickly prepare this post, but instead, I hit some roadblocks. This wildflower, seen on September 7, 2014, has for decades been high on my list to capture in a photograph. When August and September arrive, Wingstem is a destination for me. Growing at the edges of fields, it’s a magnet for butterflies, bees, flies and all of the others that are associated with them. I think of it as a major nectar pumper, nourishing all late in the summer. Continue reading