On August 31, local naturalist Gary Krofta led hikers on an exploration
of the marsh
at the Anthony Lawrence Wildlife
Preserve in South Attleboro.
Hikers are shown here observing insect pollinators in a patch of Joe-Pye-weed.
A colorful variety of late summer wildflowers was on display in the
marsh at the Anthony Lawrence Wildlife Preserve, including orange
jewelweed (or spotted touch-me-not, impatiens capensis), Joe-Pye-weed (pinkish-purple flower at top of photo), goldenrod, and the invasive
purple loosestrife (at bottom of photo, lythrum salicaria).