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Prairie Wildflowers

Old fields, open meadows and weedy roadsides are common but native prairies are not. These are flowers that are commonly found in remnant native prairies in Minnesota, prairies that now exist much as they did 200 or more years ago, before the time of settlement by pioneers and farmers.

False SunflowerFalse Sunflower
Toothed Evening Primrose and BeeBee on a Toothed Evening Primrose
Prairie LilyPrairie Lily
Purple ConeflowerPurple Coneflower
Prairie SmokePrairie Smoke covered with morning dew
Pasture RosePasture Rose

The Prairie in Bloom: a motorcycle trip to some of Minnesota's last remaining prairies

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Copyright ©1996 Judi Schiller, Richard Schiller

November 16, 1996