Fall’s definitely on its way. The milkweed pods are nowhere near opening up, but they are losing their green.
Bittersweet nightshade berries are so translucent, that you can make out the seeds inside them.
Jewelweed – aka “touch me not” – flower. Loving the texture.
cattails lose all dignity when they go to seed.
I was aiming for the flowers of the japanese knotweed, but found this wasp instead.
And now, for the jester’s hat of the campion’s seedhead:
there are goodies to behold inside.
it took me a few tries to focus on the mysteries within.
oooohhhh! another whole little world in there! I explored all this last september, too – you can see that here.