Do you know what these little grassland babies will be when they grow up? Try your luck matching the germinants (1-4) to their grown-up form (A-D) below. Click on the images to enlarge them!
DON’T SCROLL ANY FARTHER past this adorable photo of my dog Hank.
Because ***the answers*** are below . . . are you ready to see the answers? . . .
. . . Okay, here are the answers, with both scientific and common names. All of these beauty plants are popping up in the Kamloops grasslands as you read this. Keep you eyes peeled, folks, and watch where you step!
1 C) Pinus ponderosa – Ponderosa pine
2 B) Comandra umbellata – Bastard toadflax
3 D) Saxifraga nidifica var. nidifica – Peak saxifrage
4 A) Dodecatheon pulcellum – Few-flowered shootingstar
All photos by Vanessa Robinson, taken in the Dallas-Barnhartvale grasslands, from 2016-2018, with the exception of B which was taken at Sugarcane near Borland Creek in the Cariboo.