Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa)Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa)
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Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa) - 03

Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa) - 03
(Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa) - 03) In this enlarged photo, we can see the individual flowers of the showy goldenrod bloom.  The literature says that each tiny flower has five to six rays, but some of the ones pictured here seem to have more.  The nearly obscured toothed edges of the leaf can be seen on the left side of a leaf against the dark background on the right-center of the photo.  The showy goldenrod blooms from August through October.  We are always amazed by the almost infinite variety that God has designed into His creations.
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