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Prairie Smoke

First you will see red hairy stalks with red or pink bells shaped flowers and flared ends. There are whitish green petals, which are only seen with close examination as they are tucked into the flowerhead. When the flower goes to seed, it faces upward and has long whispy feathery red plumes.

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Geum triflorum
Growing Season:Spring, early summer
Soil Type:Meadows
Other Names:

Old Man's Whiskers