Latta Prairie Seed Collecting Trip
Sponsored by the charlotte chapterMonday, October 11, 2010
Seed collecting time on the prairie. Gary Marshall from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation led us through the process of collecting seed for the county’s prairie restoration program.
Entering the prairie
Gary instructs us on ripeness and methods of collecting
Is it ripe yet?
Butterfly chrysalis on Little Bluestem
Among the tall grasses
A nearly full bucket
Indiangrass and Bluestem
Blue sky and prairie grass
The downside of prairie work - beggarticks.
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