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Saturday Funday!

Saturday!!!! Woohoo!!!

The Andes crew took a break with many of us going in to Alexandria to do laundry, do grocery shopping, and drink coffee. I spent my late morning and afternoon out at Hegg Lake looking for candidates for seed collection. There were many flowers that were blooming, including the Rough Blazing Star (Liatris aspera).

Liatris aspera in full bloom with a monarch.

A new flowering individual for me was the Prairie Cord Grass (Spartina Pectinata).

Spartina pectinata blooming.

Along with pretty plants, I had the opportunity to watch a Northern Harrier hunt and successfully catch dinner. There was also a pelican checking out a small pond.

A pelican on a pond at Hegg Lake.

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