Guest blog contributed by Janis Harris of Harris Flower Farm
If there is one positive that has come from Covid it is that people are getting out and enjoying local hiking trails. Once spring is upon us the forest comes alive with vibrant greens and some native wildflowers. Ontario has some beautiful native wildflowers that you can look for while you are enjoying the trail.
Here is a guide to some native forest wildflowers that you may find in Elgin County.
Be sure to keep your eyes peeled while you are on your next hike for some of Ontario’s native wildflowers. Most can be admired best in their place, for the next hiker to enjoy. Stay on the made trails so you don’t cause any damage to the fragile woodland floor.