July 18, 2016
The wildflowers along the highway were the only bright spot on what ended up being a very long day of travel. Drifts of periwinkle, white, yellow, and pink softened the roads. I tried to name them all based on the rough details I could discern while driving at highway speed. The white crown of Queen Anne's Lace is easily identified from my childhood memories. Wild chickory, cinquefoil, and rudbeckia are also readily discerned. I could see other low-clumping yellow blooms and sprays of white flowers but not in real detail. The pink splashes looked like dame's rocket and liatris.