Saskatchewan Wildflowers

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Shelley Banks
Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks. Cut Flowers, Wild Flowers, Prairie Planting, Aster, North America, Nature, Plants, Gardens, Wedding

Many-Flowered Aster: Condie Nature Refuge

Many-Flowered Aster © SB Late August: Many-Flowered Asters cluster tightly along on side of their curved stems, each white ray floret crowded into another, their centre disks fading from yellow to brown as they age. Each flower is less than half an inch across, but the resulting end-of-stem clusters on this prairie wildflower are vibrantly easy to see. Prairie Wildflower: Many-Flowered Aster (id Vance/Jowsey) Location: Condie Nature Refuge, near Regina, Saskatchewan. Photo date: August 27…

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Goat's-Beard: Pretty, introduced, and gloriously puffy

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks. Prairie Planting, Mary Mary, Button Flowers, Wildflowers, Canada, Buttons, Thoughts, Garden, Plants

Tansy: Tall Golden Button Flowers, Bumblebees

Tansy © SB Graceful stalks of Tansy wave in the wind along the alley beside my house. As the fern-like fronds of this prairie wildflower bend and dip, the motion seems to attract red-striped bumble bees, drawn by the colour and smell. (It's a bitter green odour, none too pleasant. In Wildflowers Across the Prairies, Jowsey/Vance call it rank.) Tansy plants are tall — taller than the three feet I've seen in flower books — and flowers form in composite buttons on the top in August. Common…

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Yellow Clover: Tall yellow roadside wildflower

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks. Prairie Planting, Anemones, Shade Plants, Wildflowers, Banks, Nativity, North America, Canada, Shades

Canada Anemone: White native shade wildflower

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

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Pink Alsike Clover - Pink and White

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

Prairie Wildflowers: Lilac-flowered Beardtongue: Delicate and new Prairie Planting, Lilac Flowers, Wildflowers, Banks, Delicate, Herbs, Wedding, Dwarf Lilac, Valentines Day Weddings

Lilac-flowered Beardtongue: Delicate and new

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks. Prairie Planting, Wildflowers, Banks, Red, Wedding, Valentines Day Weddings, Weddings, Marriage, Wild Flowers

Red Clover - a Naturalized Prairie Wildflower

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

Prairie Wildflowers: Common Silverweed. Copyright © Shelley Banks, all rights reserved. Banks, Wild Flowers, Herbalism, Healing, Herbs, Herbal Medicine, Wildflowers, Herb, Couches

Prairie Wildflowers: Common Silverweed. Copyright © Shelley Banks, all rights reserved.

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks. Flowers Canada, Thistle Seed, Prairie Planting, Dandelions, Wildflowers, Seeds, Plants, Plant, Dandelion

Canada Thistle — Seeds in Flight

Prairie wildflower in flight. A light puff of wind is all that's needed to lift individual seeds from the white globe of the Canada Thistle. Canada thistle seeds in flight © SB Prairie Wildflower: Canada Thistle Location: Along Wascana Creek, Regina, Saskatchewan Date: August 13, 2011 ~~~~~

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Nodding Beggarticks - odd name, pretty wetlands wildflower

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

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Cut-leaved Anemone: Small crimson wildflowers

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks. Prairie Planting, Wildflowers, Banks, Dandelion, Herbs, Dandelions, Herb, Taraxacum Officinale, Wild Flowers

Woolly Plantain: Look carefully, or you'll miss it

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

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Scarlet Mallow: Beauty with dirt, sticks and flies

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

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Bessey's Locoweed: Low growing with bright pink flowers

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.

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Scarlet Gaura: Delicate pink flowers, pale leaves

Native prairie plants and wild flowers from Saskatchewan, photographed by Canadian writer Shelley Banks.