Monday, July 21, 2014
These are apparently called Death Camas. Because they're poisonous to livestock and to people. (No poetry here, eh?)
I should mention that I only have names for these bits of flora because staff at the Parks Canada office put together a pamphlet called "Flowers in Bloom Checklist."
It was helpful because my in-car field guides only cover aspen parkland and boreal forest. And short-grass prairie is NOT either of those...