Spring has arrived on Bowen Island

Western Skunk Cabbage or Lysichiton americanus, on Bowen Island, BC.

For me, I know that spring is really here when I see that the Skunk Cabbage is blooming in the wet places on Bowen Island.

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2 Responses to “Spring has arrived on Bowen Island”


  1. 1 Pauline Le Bel March 31, 2013 at 2:56 pm

    Robert, beautiful photo of those odiferous heralds of spring. However, I think you should know that they prefer to be called “swamp lanterns” and they inspired me to write a poem. Pauline

  2. 2 Robert March 31, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    Thanks Pauline. Morgan took that photo during a walk this morning. It was a much better image than the one I took a couple of days ago ( that one failed to make the blog). I love the name, ‘Swamp Lantern.’ Looking forward to hearing that poem!


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