A close look at the ground cover around the bog of the Lonesome Bog Hiking Trail in The Shoals.
A single cosmos flower in front to the fields of bachelor’s buttons and calendulas.
Another view of the field of flowers outside Silverton.
Fields of flowers civer the rolling hillside of a flower farm outside of the the town of Silverton, on the way to Stayton-Sublimity, in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.
Vines twist together alongside a trail at Manuel Antonio National Park.
The bridge at the canopy layer reveals philodendrons, ferns, orchids, and other plants, all competing for precious real estate on an avocado tree.
A small black-and-red dragonfly hangs onto what I believe is some kind of Solanum sp.. Our guide gave a name, but I have forgotten it. I do recall him saying that the berries are used by natives as a stomach cure, but that one would have to be really sick to make the disease worse than the cure in this case.
The colorful fruit of what I believe is the pejibaye, or peach palm, a fruit mainly local to Costa Rica.