Thursday, May 9, 2013

Prairie Crocus: A Sign of Spring in Prairie Hills

On prairie hillsides in Saskatchewan, the Prairie Crocus has finally come into bloom. I'm glad these delicate flowers didn't surface in the midst of our snow! It's lovely to see their fresh, unmarked petals.


Leaning to the ground, this Prairie Crocus listens 
for summer.  (What a great fur coat it wears!) © SB  

The many shades of the Prairie Crocus,
from deep purple through light to white. 
© SB  


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