Old Man's Whiskers
© Gary D. Tonhouse 2005
Rose family ( Rosaceae )
Another common name for the prairie smoke is
“Old Man’s Whiskers.”
This particular plant was photographed at Hayden Prairie
in north central Iowa. This is a 240 acre virgin prairie.
Blooms mid to late spring; May - June
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