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60 minutes ago
Botany report: Frilly Flowers!
Though exotic looking, all of these are quite common in Paradise Meadows and similar subalpine meadow habitats. Buckbean is aquatic, growing in the ponds, deer cabbage is widespread in the meadows, and fringed grass-of-Parnassus is often found along the rocky edges of subalpine streams.
Photos courtesy of botany group photographer John Brears.
1. Buck Bean (Menyanthes trifoliata)
2. Deer Cabbage (Nephrophyllidium crista-galli)
3. Fringed grass-of-Parnassus (Parnassia fimbriata) ... See MoreSee Less
7 days ago
Sharing this post from Tsolum River Restoration group. Much work went into covering the toxic mine site to prevent the run off from the mine from killing fish in the Tsolum River. It took years to bring back the salmon. Please help to resolve this issue of all terrain vehicles damage to the site and other ecological sensitive areas. This planet is our only home and our only source of food and water. ... See MoreSee Less