Elizabeth and I went to Goose Island State Park, in particular to find the turtles documented by some folks earlier in the month: http://www.inaturalist.org/projects/inat-observation-of-the-day/journal/4990
Alas, we didn't see the turtles, but that's ok -- we spotted LOTS of other really exciting things. :)
I'll have to study this aster for a bit... I'm not familiar with it.
Looks like a succulent
One of the plants that are repopulating an old oil well area.
Broward County, Florida, US
Sea Ox Eye Daisy at the pond
A dominant perennial over vast areas of saline flats in coastal South Texas.
Also known as marsh daisy or seaside oxeye daisy
Monroe County, Florida, US
Sand crab burrows among the Borrichia.
Another plant in the Asteraceae family was observed at University Beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
This plant has yellow flowers with dark-yellow to greenish centers. It is a common wild flower in this region.