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Pasqueflower, Anemone patens at McKnight Prairie

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Pasqueflower, Anemone patens at McKnight Prairie
The pasqueflower, Anemone patens, is the first native prairie flower to bloom in the spring. The lavender-tinged ground-hugging blooms appear in early to mid April on the McKnight Prairie hilltops, sometimes poking through late spring snowfall.

Photo:

Joseph Quick

Keywords:

pasqueflower, mcknight, prairie, pasque, flower
16 April 2006