Audio postcard: Snowy signs of plant life

Bunchberry in Cascade River State Park
Bunchberry in Cascade River State Park in Lutsen, Minn.
Courtesy of Kelly Povo

During the summer months, we get periodic updates on Morning Edition from wildflower gurus Phyllis Root and Kelly Povo, who travel the state to find out what’s in bloom. This year, winter hasn’t put a stop to their adventuring.

Root and Povo were up on the North Shore recently and sent us a postcard from Cascade River State Park, as they hunted for signs of leaves and seeds still visible in the snow. Root and Povo are the authors of “Searching for Minnesota’s Native Wildflowers.”

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