Time Again For Trout Lily Walk

Posted February 27, 2013 by Jeff Prince in Blotch
(photos courtesy of Don Young)(photos courtesy of Don Young)

That harbinger of spring known as the trout lily – a cute wildflower with perky petals – begins beckoning nature lovers about this time each year.

Poetic environmentalist Don Young describes the wildflowers as “golden-throated white trumpets” hanging from “curvy stems nestled inside mottled leaves that resemble speckled trout.”

Sounds like a friendly little fellow.

The annual Trout Lily Walk is at 1 p.m. Sunday at Tandy Hills Natural Area, with Jim Varnum serving as the all-knowing tour guide.

The tour is free and the weather forecast looks fine.




















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