name this weed, and more....

Discussion in 'Plant and Tree Identification' started by bonnie lass, Jul 25, 2005.

  1. bonnie lass

    bonnie lass Semper Fi

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    I was in the yard yesterday taking pictures of my beloved weeds :rolleyes: and something the size of a bird whizzed by my face. I could scarcely believe my eyes. It whizzed by several times more, but never slow enough for me to get a good shot. After several go-rounds, I just aimed my camera in the general direction and shot, never dreaming that I would get a good picture. Well, my jaw dropped when I down-loaded this. I hesitate to post it, I don't want to offend anyone, but if you would like to see two large dragon flies "frolicking" :p , click this link. Oh yeah, bonus points if you can identify the weed to the right :goodjob: .

    http://img179.imageshack.us/img179/1131/dragon13js.jpg

    Here's a close up:

    http://img272.imageshack.us/img272/8117/dragon22wo.jpg

    Thanks to ImageShack for Free Image Hosting
     
  2. Gayle in KY

    Gayle in KY Gadabout

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    Bonnie Lass, those are just amazing! I'm sure I've never seen a picture of dragonflies mating in mid-air. Spectacular shot!

    The weed looks like pokeweed.
     

  3. AngieM2

    AngieM2 Big Front Porch advocate

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    I would not be surprised if a science site would not love to have copies of those photos....

    And the photo has a plant in it.........

    Angie
     
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    Wildcrofthollow Well-Known Member

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  5. bonnie lass

    bonnie lass Semper Fi

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    Yeah, I thought it was way cool too. If anyone would like to have or use that picture, feel free. And yup, that's poke.