Few-seed Draba (Draba oligosperma) with a few buds on - look for the yellow dots in the photo
Devil's Gate Twinpod (Physaria eburniflora) decked out in feathers
Hooker's Sandwort (Eremogone hookeri), benefitting from its short stature and warmth of the "soil"
Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum) bravely putting out new leaves
Black Sage (Artemesia nova) takes the prize for most chlorophyll at this stage of the game!
Stay tuned for more updates - and a story of a rabbit's desperate more to get water over the winter.
Written by Brenna Marsicek, Biodiversity Institute