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Photos from CypressHills-CentreBlock on 2007-May23:
sign: Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park me: and Cypress Hills sign Moose (Alces alces): droppings Red baneberry (Actaea rubra): plant Red baneberry (Actaea rubra): flowers Joanie: park-naturalist + Doris valley: in Cypress Hills Sparrow-egg ladyslipper (Cypripedium passerinum): emerging Sparrow-egg ladyslipper (Cypripedium passerinum): emerging habitat Mule-deer (Odocoileus hemionus): Mountain shootingstar (Dodecatheon conjugens): plant Mountain shootingstar (Dodecatheon conjugens): flower Mountain shootingstar (Dodecatheon conjugens): flower Mountain shootingstar (Dodecatheon conjugens): plant in bud Mountain shootingstar (Dodecatheon conjugens): buds Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var latifolia): Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var latifolia): cone Purple larkspur (Delphinium nelsonii): plant Purple larkspur (Delphinium nelsonii): flowers Purple larkspur (Delphinium nelsonii): flower closeup Hailstorm: approaching Cavalier: adorned with hailstones Bald butte: highest point in centre-block Bald butte: darker Mountain shootingstar (Dodecatheon conjugens): with hailstones Mountain shootingstar (Dodecatheon conjugens): with hailstones Spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata): flower Spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata): with hailstones Spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata): plant Spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata): flower Prairie crocus (Anemone patens): with hailstones Prairie crocus (Anemone patens): with hailstones Purple larkspur (Delphinium nelsonii): in bud with hailstones Fairy bells (Prosartes trachycarpa): in bud Rock clematis (Clematis columbiana): flower Richardsons alumroot (Heuchera richardsonii): leaves Red baneberry (Actaea rubra): plant Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var latifolia): habitat Mountain ladyslipper (Cypripedium montanum): emerging Mountain ladyslipper (Cypripedium montanum) + Striped coralroot (Corallorhiza striata var striata): emerging Striped coralroot (Corallorhiza striata var striata): emerging Striped coralroot (Corallorhiza striata var striata): emerging Heart-leaf arnica (Arnica cordifolia): plant Heart-leaf arnica (Arnica cordifolia): flower Heart-leaf arnica (Arnica cordifolia): plant Fairy-slipper (Calypso bulbosa var americana): clump Fairy-slipper (Calypso bulbosa var americana): flower Fairy-slipper (Calypso bulbosa var americana): habitat Fairy-slipper (Calypso bulbosa var americana): flower with spotted apron Fairy-slipper (Calypso bulbosa var americana): flower with spotted apron Fairy-slipper (Calypso bulbosa var americana): leaves Fairy-slipper (Calypso bulbosa var americana): leaf closeup Purple larkspur (Delphinium nelsonii): clump Pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana): going under a barbed-wire fence Pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana): trotting Pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana): standing Cavalier: mud-bespattered
-- the emerging plants in photos 10765, 10769, 10771 were identified as Pinesap by Joanie the park naturalist, but Doris and I think she erred, that those plants are Corallorhiza striata (striped coralroot).