Visit to Toft's Point Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
These images were taken at the June 23, 2007, nature walk at Toft's Point. Roy Lukes has captured an ant lion and is displaying it to the group.
Botrychium virginianum (Rattlesnake fern). The fertile frond produces grape like structures on leaf.
This is a small fern, about 12 inches tall. It displays two opposite fronds and one erect fertile frond (which may look like a rattlesnake tail).
A view of the rocky shoreline at Toft's Point.


Visit to Toft's Point Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
The group enjoying the view at Moonlight Bay.
Posing for a group portrait.
Invasive plants colonize a section of the property. Hieracium aurantiacum (Orange Hawkweed) and Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox Eye Daisy).
A closeup of the flowerhead of Hieracium aurantiacum (Orange Hawkweed).
A closeup of Cladina stellaris (Star-tipped Reindeer Lichen).
This lichen covers large sections of the property (some areas are 50 to 100 feet wide).
A view at the shore plants of Toft's Point.


Visit to Toft's Point Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
These images were taken at the June 3, 2011, nature walk at Toft's Point. Posing for a group portrait.

The people in the photo (L to R) are: Gail Anderson, Roy Lukes, Jean Leavitt, Shelly Kjellenberg, Joe Wallner, Tom Krischan, Bill Wolff, Charlotte Lukes, Liz Wallner, Marcy Jennings, Missy Kjellenberg, Nick Anderson, Jim Jennings, Tom Turriff, and Jo Ann Turriff. Mitch Leavitt was taking the picture.

An unknown plant on the trail causes a race for the identification guides.
Early Meadow-rue, Thalictrum dioicum, in bloom with dangling fringe like filaments.
Leaves of Early Meadow-rue displaying its distinctive round toothed lobes.


Visit to Toft's Point Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
A group of Striped Coralroot, Corallorhiza striata. Lack of chlorophyll gives these orchids their distinctive flower color.


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