ORANGE HAWKWEED (PILOSELLA AURANTIACA), GREEN, MICHIGAN, JULY 4, 2016
Tamron 90mm macro
1/500 sec. f8
The orange hawkweed, or devil's paintbrush, is a member of the daisy family, It used to be considered a decorative bloom in American gardens until it got loose and spread, and is now considered a noxious invasive species in some states. In upper Michigan it starts to bloom in late June.