May 222016
 

It is always a delight to hike hillsides and valleys or even just spot the flowers growing along the local roads. Here are a few flowers I found blooming in May around Port Renfrew.

First these hardy little individuals survived the Lizard Lake fire.

May flowers around Port Renfrew

May flowers around Port Renfrew

May flowers around Port Renfrew

May flowers around Port Renfrew

May flowers around Port Renfrew

Along the roadside on the way to Lake Cowichan you can spot columbine and lilies.

May flowers around Port Renfrew

May flowers around Port Renfrew

On the beaches along the Juan de Fuca trail wild strawberries inhabit the most unlikely crevasses.

May flowers around Port Renfrew

May flowers around Port Renfrew

May flowers around Port Renfrew

In the local ditches skunk cabbage.

May flowers around Port Renfrew

And, of course, salal is everywhere:

May flowers around Port Renfrew

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