More pictures from my stay at Dayspring Retreat Center in Frederick, MD.
Three stages of a flower, and its visitor
Bugs humping on milkweed
This flower was 6 inches in diameter but otherwise looked just like a dandelion. There were only two of them in a several acre field. For a moment the seed on top was dancing in the breeze, almost ready to release into the world, then gracefully settled back into the head and stayed a while longer.
Red bugs on a weed