All posts tagged “Ontario wildflowers

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Sow Thistle

I’m used to seeing field sow thistles as summer wildflowers. They grow tall and spindly and look kind of like dandelions on steroids. I wasn’t sure what this was when I saw it – low to the ground, with gorgeous magenta foliage. Fortunately, we were on one of Miles Hearn’s excellent nature walks, and Miles assured me this was a sow thistle.

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I took these shots this morning in a local forest. So, what’s the plural of trillium? Is it trilliums? Trillia? Or is it simply trillium?