This plant appeared to be near the end of its bloom cycle, as there were many blossoms on the ground.
This dwarf iris has short flowering stalks, the leaves are narrow,and it has an orange band on the uncrested sepals.
It was seen near a lake. About 5 cm long. It's yellow greenish. It had pimples on its back.
It was seen near a lake. Couldn't tell how long it is exactly, but it's around 2 feet. Northern water snakes lives near any aquatic area, they eat small fish and amphibians. It's active during day and night.
Amorpha schwerinii (Schwerin's false indigo), Fabaceae, Forb, 400 to 1200 feet, blooms Apr-Jun, Watch List
Eubotrys racemosa (swamp doghobble), Ericaceae, Shrub, 0 to 800 feet, blooms Mar-Jun