Thursday, September 1, 2016

Pickerelweed



Long, spiked clusters
of perky blue tubes
above heart-shaped leaves
like broad arrowheads
shooting from shallow water,
rooted in the bottom of lakes.
Blooms all summer,
from bottom to top.
Pontederia cordata. 
© 2016 Richard Havenga


Photo Location:  

Pickerel Lake Park / Fred Meijer Nature Preserve - CannonsburgMichigan