What do you see?

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This photo represents the first thing I saw when I first set my eyes upon the Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Preserve.  I am not talking about these particular flowers and grasses, but what my mind registered at first glance.  In any three foot by three foot area, I saw multiple flowers, insects and grasses.  I was overwhelmed by the sheer beauty and abundance of it all.

I still feel that way every time I step out onto the prairie.  I want to see what different subjects I can find to photograph on each trip out there.  Not only do I challenge myself to create a thing of beauty to view on a computer or in a print, but I accept the responsibility to also try and identify each subject I photograph.

So, what do you see in this photograph?  Click on the photo to see a larger version.  Send me an email to doug_h@sbcglobal.net if you know the identity of any plant, flower or grass in this photo.