Audio postcard: Searching for early spring wildflowers

A close-up photo of a light purple flower.
A pasqueflower.
Courtesy of Kelly Povo

During the wildflower season, we occasionally get dispatches from Kelly Povo and Phyllis Root, authors of "Searching for Minnesota's Native Wildflowers."

This year’s first bloom report comes to us from a stretch of prairie in Cannon Falls, Minn, where Povo and Root went hunting for tiny purple pasqueflowers, an early sign of spring.

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