Tallgrass Prairie Photography
Nature Photography by Gary D.Tonhouse
© Gary D.Tonhouse 1997 - 2012
Blooms June through August.
The plant was once thought to be a cure for spider bites,
hence the common name Spiderwort.
The plant is quite common in the Tallgrass prairie.
This image was created at the Polk City
The prairie is located about 1/2 mile north
and 1/2 mile east of Polk City, Iowa.
Equipment used to capture this image:
Camera: Nikon F4s
Lens: Nikor 105mm 2.8 Micro
Tripod: Gitzo 320
Film: Fuji Velvia 50
Camera and tripod were set up at about 15 inches above ground level.