Where the Wildflowers Are

Western Trillium (Trillium ovatum), one of many streamside flowers to look for this spring on Vancouver Island. The spring wildflower bloom is well under way on Vancouver Island but there’s still time left to see some of the flowers along coastal forest trails and riversides. Here’s some of the more noticeable species to look for as well as some of …

Lyall's Anemone

Lyall’s Anemone (Anemone lyallii) showing the typical deeply lobed and coarsely toothed set of three leaves. One of the flowers to look for in the coastal forests of Vancouver Island at this time of year is Lyall’s Anemone (Anemone lyallii). If you’re walking quickly it is easy to miss this beautiful little flower. Lyall’s Anemone is a member of Ranunculaceae …