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A Place of Light and Wind (For Lost Prairies)
A Place of Light and Wind (For Lost Prairies)
Digital image constructed from thousands of individual photographs of prairie flowers and pollinators
approx. 9 x 38 ft.
2015

Selected Pollinators

Apis mellifera — Western Honey Bee
Archilochus colubris — Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Automeris io — Io Moth
Bombus affinis — Rusty-patched Bumble Bee
Bombus terricola — Yellow-banded Bumble Bee
Danaus plexippus — Monarch Butterfly
Halictus scabiosae — Sweat Bee
Junonia coenia — Common Buckeye Butterfly
Megachile sp. — Leafcutter Bee
Tetraopes tetrophthalmus — Red Milkweed Beetle (Shown mating)

Flowering Prairie Plants

Asclepias sullivantii — Prairie Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa — Butterfly Milkweed
Aster laevis — Smooth Blue Aster
Baptisia australis — Blue Wild Indigo
Callirhoe digitata — Fringed Poppy Mallow aka Winecup
Callirhoe involucrata — Purple Poppy Mallow
Campanula rotundifolia — Harebell
Coreopsis lanceolata — Sand Coreopsis
Coreopsis tinctoria — Plains Coreopsis
Dodecatheon amethystinum — Amythyst Shooting Star
Echinacea purpurea — Purple Coneflower
Eryngium yuccifolium — Rattlesnake Master (Best plant name ever?)
Gaillardia pulchella — Indian Blanket
Gentiana puberulenta — Prairie Gentian
Glandularia canadensis — Rose Vervain
Houstonia caerulea — Quaker Ladies
Hypericum prolificum — Shrubby St. John's Wort
Lilium michiganense — Michigan Lily
Lithospermum canescens — Hoary Puccoon
Monard fistulosa — Wild Bergamot
Oenothera speciosa — Showy Evening Primrose
Opuntia humifusa — Eastern Prickly Pear
Phlox bifida bifida — Sand Phlox
Phlox glaberrima interior — Smooth Phlox
Physostegia virginiana — Obedient Plant
Platanthera leucophaea — Prairie White-fringed Orchid
Pulsatilla patens — Pasque Flower
Dalea purpurea — Purple Prairie Clover
Rosa carolina — Pasture Rose
Rudbeckia hirta — Black-eyed Susan
Sabatia angularis — Common Rose Pink
Sisyrinchium angustifolium — Stout Blue-eyed Grass
Tetraneuris herbaceaLakeside Daisy (Critically endangered)
Tradescantia bracteata — Prairie Spiderwort
Tradescantia ohiensis — Ohio Spiderwort
Viola sagittata — Arrow-leaved Violet