In August, the Prairie seems dry and burned from the hot Summer sun. But looking closer, we still can still see the beauty within it. Drought resistant plants like this weather. And the butterflies and other insects like the flowers provided for them this time of the year.
The observation tower at the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano, Texas
Texas Prairie Grasses (2015)
Stick-Leaf (Mentzelia oligosperma)
Bee on Pincushion Flower (Scabiosa) (2015)
When I tried to capture this aster, a Gulf Fritillary landed right on it. I had to be fast, before it flew away. Unfortunately I cut off a little bit of its antenna.
Crystal clear water at the creek (2015)
Common Sunflower at the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano, Texas (August 2015)