The Prairie Crocus


The prairie crocus (Anemone patens), is the first plant to bloom on the prairie each year. The true harbinger of spring, its mauve petals dot the still drab prairie landscape, often before the last winter has melted.

Photographed in the Qu’Appelle Valley near Craven, Saskatchewan, Canada.


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