The weather is warmer, wildlife is present throughout the valley and "Open" signs hang in windows of local Stanley businesses. These can mean only one thing: spring is here! And wildflowers aren't far behind. New flowers bring life and colorful hues back onto our landscape. Many people who visit Stanley love hiking, and being able to identify plants while out on the trails is just one more way to connect to the land. Test your knowledge on the following wildflowers that can be found in the Sawtooth Valley. Answers will be posted in a few days.
These flowers dot the hills around Stanley.
These beautiful purple wildflowers are quite common.
These flowers can be different colors including white and pink.
These flowers paint a red hue across the landscape.
You can find these unique flowers at the Pioneer Park in Stanley.
Look near water to find these flowers!
Good luck with your flower identification! And next time you find yourself hiking around Stanley see if you can name any of the flowers you find out there.
Source Url: http://stanleycc.org/field-notes-sawtooth-wildflowers-quiz/