Fermilab wildflowers: an album

(01/10) A bee alights on annual fleabane. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, nature, wildlife, animal, insect, bee, flower, plant, fleabane

(01/10) A bee alights on annual fleabane. Photo: Leticia Shaddix

(02/10) Small brown-eyed Susan flowers grow along the edge of Swan Lake. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, nature, wildlife, animal, plant, insect, bee, flower, brown-eyed susan

(02/10) Small brown-eyed Susan flowers grow along the edge of Swan Lake. Photo: Leticia Shaddix

(03/10) Drummond's aster and goldenrod are common in Illinois. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, nature, wildlife, plant, flower, moth mullein, prairie

(03/10) Drummond’s aster and goldenrod are common in Illinois. Photo: Leticia Shaddix

(04/10) The spiderwort flower remains open for only a day. Flowers bloom for four to six weeks in the summer. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, nature, wildlife, plant, flower, spiderwort, prairie

(04/10) The spiderwort flower remains open for only a day. Flowers bloom for four to six weeks in the summer. Photo: Leticia Shaddix

(05/10) The name moth mullein was given to this plant because its stamen resembles the antennae of moths. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, wildlife, nature, plant, prairie, flower, moth mullein

(05/10) The name moth mullein was given to this plant because its stamen resembles the antennae of moths. Photo: Leticia Shaddix

(06/10) The photographer found foxglove beardtongue on the pathway between Wilson Hall and the Lederman Science Center. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, nature, wildlife, plant, flower, foxglove, grass

(06/10) The photographer found foxglove beardtongue on the pathway between Wilson Hall and the Lederman Science Center. Photo: Leticia Shaddix

(07/10) White trillium was also seen in the wooded areas at Fermilab. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, nature, wildlife, plant, flower, white trillium

(07/10) White trillium was also seen in the wooded areas at Fermilab. Photo: Leticia Shaddix

(08/10) Woodland phlox stands pretty for a closeup. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, nature, wildlife, plant, flower, woodland phlox

(08/10) Woodland phlox stands pretty for a closeup. Photo: Leticia Shaddix

(9/10) A tiger swallowtail butterfly visits. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, nature, wildlife, butterfly, insect, animal, tiger swallowtail, flower, plant

(9/10) A tiger swallowtail butterfly visits. Photo: Leticia Shaddix

(12/10) Throwback to spring 2017: Yellow salsify and bluegrass adorn the prairie. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, nature, plant, grass, flower, salsify, bluegrass

Throwback to spring 2017: Yellow salsify and bluegrass adorn the prairie. Photo: Leticia Shaddix