Wildflower Photography

  • Two-grooved Milk Vetch, Grasslands

    Brilliant crimson, purple and blue flowers of Two-grooved Milk Vetch bloom above Prairie grasses.

    Two-grooved Milk Vetch; copyright Shelley Banks; all rights reserved.
    Two-grooved Milk Vetch, a Prairie grassland flower

     

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  • Ox-eye Daisy at Sunset on the Farm

    Late evening on a Saskatchewan farm, this Ox-eye Daisy faces the setting sun.

    Ox-eye Daisy, in a field near sunset.

     

     

  • Prairie Crocus in Full Flower

    A second look at a Prairie Crocus, a beautiful symbol of spring. (And first wildflower I’ve seen this year.)

    Prairie Crocus, near Regina, Saskatchewan
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  • Spring, with Prairie Crocus!

    A treat today to find my first Prairie Crocuses of the year! There will be more in the next few days, as the ground warms under the April sun.

    Prairie Crocus Bud.

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  • Prairie Crocus on the Hillside
    Because it’s still Spring, even though the Prairie Crocuses have stopped blooming for another season…
    Prairie Crocus. Copyright Shelley Banks, all rights reserved.
    Prairie Crocus
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  • Prairie Crocus: A Sign of Spring in Prairie Hills

    On prairie hillsides in Saskatchewan, the Prairie Crocus has finally come into bloom. I’m glad these delicate flowers didn’t surface in the midst of our snow! It’s lovely to see their fresh, unmarked petals.

    Spring!

    Prairie Crocus; copyright Shelley Banks, all rights reserved.
    Leaning to the ground, this Prairie Crocus listens for summer. (What a great fur coat it wears!) © SB
    The many shades of the Prairie Crocus, from deep purple through light to white. © SB Copyright Shelley Banks, all rights reserved.
    The many shades of the Prairie Crocus, from deep purple through light to white. © SB

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