Friends of Kootenay Blog

Access stories and photos about the natural and human history of Kootenay National Park and Columbia Valley Includes highlights about the Friends of Kootenay National Park activities and programs.


What's Up - Yellow Columbine

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Yellow Columbine's pendant blossom swings with the slightest breeze - Photo by Larry Halverson

Yellow Columbine is one of the most familiar wildflowers in Kootenay. It distinctive shape makes it unmistakable and cannot be confused with other wildflowers.

Native to mountain meadows, open woods, and alpine slopes of the Rocky Mountains. It is now showing along many of Kootenay’s trails.

View a one minute slide show of a few of the Wild Flowers of Sinclair Creek