Wild Iris – Iris Setosa
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 21, 2020
Wild Iris – Iris Setosa

The flower of the wild iris is deep violet to blue 6-10 cm (2.5-4 inches) across with 2 sets of three petals. This poisonous plant grows up to 3 feet.

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Purple Mountain Saxifrage flowers in rocky talus near the Black Rapids Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 9, 2020
Purple Mountain Saxifrage – Saxifraga oppositifolia

Purple mountain saxifrage is a low-growing, small, matted plant with dark green rounded and scaly leaves earning it the name French Knot. It's petals are edible, but bitter.

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Larkspur – Delphinium glaucum
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 24, 2020
Larkspur – Delphinium glaucum

The larkspur is a tall, single stem flowering plant that grows 3-6 ft (0.9-1.8 m) in height with spurred, purple flowers. Toxic to people and animals.

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