Sunday, May 4, 2008, at the Granville Bridge access to Wabash River.
The access road crosses a stream, the water in the stream looks fairly clear. In open area near river, an unknown grass is about a foot high, giant ragweed about 4 inches high, also Rumex. Trees here are mostly silver maple. Also cottonwood, mulberry. The mulberry is flowering. Under the trees are polygonum, blue violet, giant ragweed. Jeeps have been running on the trail, slopping through mud. On river bank, poison ivy with young leaves. Along gravel road is rorippa, dandelion, blue violet. Under power lines are young trees dead from spraying last year or earlier. Amongst them grows poison hemlock, nettles, rumex, unknown grass. A great blue heron flies west.