Bee Balm is in Bloom

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There were a few bumble bees feasting on the hundreds of these flowers I saw today at a local wildflower prairie, but they retreated when I approached. Usually bumble bees are good photo models. Maybe they were overcome by the bad hair blooms of bee balm.

Ohio Prairie in October

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One of my local parks is maintainsĀ a prairie, which is unusual around here because much of northwest Ohio was once swamp land.

McLean Teddy Bear Park, Allen County, Ohio