18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Thigh high clover outside Foster Beach on Lake Michigan in Chicago

The city of Chicago stopped mowing the grass and trimming the growth of plants in the beachside parks during Summer 2020 when the beaches were officially closed. These clover plants shot up, flowered and created a barrier to sitting on the neglected park steps.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 8 Plus
Copyright: © Kim Reed