Eutrochium maculatum (or Illinois Wildflowers or USDA)
When I think of color in the Fall, I automatically think of autumn leaves. Most of summer's prairie flowers are finished, replaced by a variety of asters and goldenrods. A walk at the Kalamazoo Nature Center reminded me that there are still some interesting plants in bloom, particularly in the wet soil along the Kalamazoo River.
Impatiens capensis (or Illinois Wildflowers or MSU extension pdf)
Chelone glabra (or USDA link or Illinois Wildflowers )
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