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Floating bottom, Okra Paradise Farms, 22 July 2012

Gretchen, Yellow Dog, Brown Dog, and the floating meadow:

Gretchen, Yellow Dog, Brown Dog, and the floating meadow

Gretchen, Yellow Dog, Brown Dog, and the floating meadow
John S. Quarterman, Gretchen Quarterman, Brown Dog, Yellow Dog,
Pictures by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 22 July 2012.

Yellow flowers, Gretchen, Yellow Dog:

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Floating Bottom

In the dead of winter, it’s amusing to look back a few months to fall flowers:

Red and yellow

These yellow and white flowers are growing on floating bottom in the middle of a pond. Looks like a lush prairie:

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But if you step on it, you will sink through into water. Here’s what you find at the edge of the floating bottom:

Bladderwort?

I think that’s bladderwort, which is a carnivorous plant that eats small insects.

And for another color:

Red2

Pictures by Gretchen Quarterman, 1 Nov 2009, Lowndes County, Georgia. More pictures in the flickr set.