Meadow Images

Glorious chaos with order--that's the best description I can find for a flowering meadow. When I travel, I make a point of photographing meadows. Please scroll down to see some colorful places. 

Harkness Memorial Park Waterford CT

Joepyeweed in August, 2013, Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, CT

See more images of Harkness Memorial State Park

All photos by Kathy Connolly.
Poppies, mallow, cornflower at Fenwick

Annual poppies and cornflower bloom in June at the Fenwick community in Old Saybrook, CT. Annual plants offer color in the field during the first growing season. 

See my articles about meadows and native plants:

Meadows where lawns once grew

Native plant series: Three articles

Konza Prairie, Kansas, June

Konza Prairie, Kansas, June

Common primula, Chamonix, France

April Primula blooms wild in the alpine valley at Chamonix, France. 

Lupine, Mexican Primrose, San Bernardino NF, CA

Lupine and Mexican Primrose in May at San Bernardino National Forest, CA

Purple coneflower and more, Shaw Nature Reserve

Purple Coneflower is the star of the early June glade at Shaw Nature Reserve near St. Louis. 

Iris versicolor, wet meadow, Shaw Nature Reserve

Blue Flag Iris, Iris versicolor, in a sunny wet meadow, June, at Shaw Nature Reserve near St. Louis. 

 Shaw Nature Reserve

Wet meadow at Shaw Nature Reserve near St. Louis. 

Yarrow and clover, Montour Trail, western PA

Yarrow and clover cover a dry hillside in August near the Montour Rail Trail, western PA.

Yellowstone National Park, August

Yellowstone National Park, August

August Seaside at Cupids, Newfoundland

August seaside at Cupids, Newfoundland

St. John's Newfoundland, wildflowers on seaside hill

August seaside at St. John's Newfoundland, wildflowers on rocky hill

Brown-eyed Susan in Old Saybrook, CT

Brown-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia triloba, in Old Saybrook, CT, during late July.

Cosmos in July wildflower planting at Watch Hill, RI. 

Block Island, RI, goldenrod in September.

Block Island, RI, goldenrod in September, 2013.