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July 1, 2015
This dragonfly decided to drop in on a photo of a Blue Flag Iris on 9th Crow Wing Lake Sunday. It was a spectacular day on the lake, with plenty of pontoons parading about.. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
A winged wonder photobombs a Blue Flag iris
July 1, 2015 - 1:55pm
June 16, 2012
Minnesota's state flower is in full bloom throughout the north woods. Showy lady's slippers can be seen in boggy areas along state and county roads.
Showing off
June 16, 2012 - 10:00am
May 23, 2012
Yellow lady's slippers, the funky cousin of the pink state flower, are popping up all over the forest floors, resplendent in Golden Gopher colors. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Slipper with a pin-striped lining
May 23, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 17, 2011
Stan Grdinich of Becida took this rare photo of the plants. He explained, "They have no chlorophyll. They get their nutrients from a fungus that grows on tree roots. This is the first time that I have ever seen them . I found them on our new state lands just north of CSAH 9." (Submitted photo)
Indian pipes
August 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 1, 2009
Robin Johnson, at left, spent spring keeping the thousands of sprouting plants and flower baskets in tip-top shape. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Hafner's: More than 1 million plants
July 1, 2009 - 1:00pm