Look closely at the undersides of the leaves and you’ll find they’re covered in resinous dots.
Pass by a patch of northern bedstraw and you’ll surely be caught in a cloud of sweet perfume.
Sometimes it’s the things that aren’t look-at-me spectacular that are the most intriguing.
A curious plant of medium to moist woodlands, lopseed is ranked S3 (vulnerable) in Manitoba.
Familiarity breeds comfort with this common plant of forest floors.
The flowers provide a late-season nectar source for a wide range of insects.