Monday, May 27, 2013

Early Yellow Locoweed: Creamy Yellow Flowers

Early Yellow Locoweed now flowers in fields at the Condie Nature Refuge near Regina, Saskatchewan, its pale yellow blossoms rising above the new grass.

Early Yellow Locoweed is reported to be toxic for some creatures — not surprising, as a name like "locoweed" might indicate some undesirable reactions...

Early Yellow Locoweed. Photo  © Shelley Banks, all rights reserved.
Early Yellow Locoweed flowers.  © SB
Early Yellow Locoweed. Photo  © Shelley Banks, all rights reserved.
Early Yellow Locoweed plant in grasses.  © SB

Prairie Wildflower: Early Yellow (Field) Locoweed.  
Location: Condie Nature Refuge, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Photo Date: May 19, 2012. 

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