flower gardening

Summer in Winter and Winter in Summer!

It’s beautiful how things come together some times. Take the late summer flowering grassland gem, snow buckwheat

Snow Buckwheat in August

Catching the sun on the eastern face of Turtle Mountain.

Is it named because in the hottest, driest time of the year it is as white as snow on the hills, or because of this?

snowbuckwheat

Snow Buckwheat in January

Carrying the August light through the winter, three miles west of Turtle Mountain.

Talk about a plant completely at home in this climate, every minute of every day, in every season.

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