Butterfly weed, white snakeroot, Sullivant's milkweed - the only thing cooler than the names of Ohio's summer wildflowers is how they look popping out to say hello. Spring's dainty blooms are long gone, but hotter months have brought in tons of awesome specimens that thrive throughout Central Ohio's woods and prairies.

Butterfly weed, white snakeroot, Sullivant's milkweed - the only thing cooler than the names of Ohio's summer wildflowers is how they look popping out to say hello. Spring's dainty blooms are long gone, but hotter months have brought in tons of awesome specimens that thrive throughout Central Ohio's woods and prairies.

Not sure what species you've spotted? A little in the dark about what's out there? Join a naturalist at 11 a.m. Saturday on a guided two-mile hike through Blacklick Woods Metro Park. Bring sturdy shoes, and meet at the nature center.