18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Scarlet Bee Balm

I saw this fascinating flower when we hiked in the Cranberry Glades Botanical Area in WV. It is a bog with many unique plants. Cranberry Glades are acidic wetlands that are otherwise found more often higher up north, such as in Canada.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 10.2020
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Christianna Kreiss