Parasitic beauty of our rare black earth prairies- Wood Betony (Pedicularis)

Swirling beauty! This semi parasitic native of our higher quality prairies is quite a sight on the prairie. Easily spotted when little else is in bloom in the prairie or oak savanna.

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Its hard to not take photos of this beauty of our natural prairies

Mid-spring is the best time to find these small and colorful blooms. Usually found in moist mesic prairie habitats in a handful of areas around the Chicagoland area.

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