Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Dotted Blazingstar: Purple Prairie Wild Flower

At the top of Mount Carmel, Saskatchewan, there is a small unmown patch of native plants and grasses. And in this patch, spikes of deep rosy purple Dotted Blazingstars bloom.

Bright purple flowers on a dry hill. © SB

Close-up of a spike of Dotted Blazingstar © SB

Another close-up of Dotted Blazingstar florets,
this time from the Cypress Hills. 
© SB

Prairie Wildflower: Dotted Blazingstar   
Photo Location: Cypress Hills and Mount Carmel Shrine, Saskatchewan, Canada  
Photo Date: July 31, 2012, and July 24, 2013


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