Sunday, August 07, 2016

Common harebells

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Two views of the Common Harebells that were all over the Caves Trail at Clearwater Lake PP. The first is a typical clump at the shoreline. The other is from a cave-side and, while it's a terrible photo of the Harebell, it works as a pic of the lichen on the rock behind...

Common Harebells are described as follows in my dog-eared copy of Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland: "Do not let the fragile-looking blossoms fool you—harebell is a very hardy plant."

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