Thursday 10 October 2013, Continued. Just Gentians

Since the previous post was getting long with bottle gentian pictures and since I really wanted to show the eye-feast in some detail, here is a post dedicated to them.

Can you spot the bottle gentians?

A “bouquet” of gentian blooms, with Pentatomid bug.

Closeup of Pentatomid in gentians.

Bottle gentians in mid-morning light.

Dry compass plant leaf arching over bottle gentians.

Gentians among dry prairie grass.

How comforting to have the image of these blue flowers among the dying leaves to carry one through the approaching winter!


About Velo du Jour

I am a 61 year old mom/wife, former biologist, and presently certified Iyengar yoga teacher, and I love, besides biking (and other things), nature, swimming, drawing, photography, yarn, exploring adoption themes, and putting people at ease. In April 2012, I participated in "30 Days of Biking " on Twitter, sponsored by a group of "joyful cyclists" in Minneapolis during the month of April. I loved tweeting about each day's ride so much I didn't want to stop! "Velo du Jour" is a continuation of recording and sharing my rides post-30 Days of Biking.
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