American Lotus

Once the nine images are displayed below, click on the title above to see the same nine images enlarged.
Normally, we do not reveal locations for the wildflowers; however, we can make an exception in this case as these wildflowers are protected in Lake Erie Metropark.
Nelumbo lutea
Wayne County, July 31, 2010
Wayne County, July 31, 2010
Wayne County, July 31, 2010
Wayne County, July 31, 2010
Wayne County, July 31, 2010
Notice in this next image that there is an invasive species with small, white flowers, called
European Frog-Bit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae), growing under the American Lotus.
Wayne County, July 31, 2010
Wayne County, July 31, 2010
Notice in this image, photographed with a Sony Cyber-shot R1, that there is much greater depth of field using aperture priority set at F/16.
Wayne County, July 31, 2010
Wayne County, July 31, 2010