American Bistort is common in the meadows in July and August. We were told once years ago that its nickname is Dirty Socks. No one since seems to have ever heard of that, but the smell explains where the idea came from. Its nasty smell attracts pollinators.
Bear Grass is an interesting plant. Growing about three feet tall and with blossoms that are at least three or four inches across, bear grass is not abundant every year. You can go two or three years without seeing any, then one year, there seems to be bear grass everywhere.
Birds Beak Lousewort --don't you just love the name?
Blue Lady Butterfly