Monday, August 15, 2011

Wabash sandbar

Low water on the Wabash River has exposed this sandbar on the West Lafayette side.  Cocklebur and Waterhemp amaranth are quick to sprout and colonize the new land.  The pedestrian bridge stands in the background.

Waterhemp amaranth on the sandbar.  Pictures taken August 13, 2011.

Link to Wabash River levels:

Link to Amaranthus rudis:

Link to previous post on cocklebur:

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