Some native wildflowers are easiest to see by boat in mid-July.
Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) leans out over the water with its golfball-sized blooms.
LizardsTail, with the comically unpronounceable scientific name of Saururus cernuus, lines portions of Carnegie Lake's shoreline.
Here's a closeup.
Meanwhile, similar spires, of Black Cohosh, rise up on the boulder-strewn slopes of Princeton's ridge, in Woodfield Reservation.