Prairie Smoke
Geum  triflorum
Old Man's Whiskers

© Gary D. Tonhouse 2005

Prairie Smoke
Geum  triflorum
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

May photo of the month

Nature Photography by Gary D.Tonhouse

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for these goods as stewards and trustees, not as mere consumers and users.