There are already some changes to the flowers that are blooming in Paradise Meadows! The tiny fern-leaved goldthread has already finished – it blooms so quickly that you have to visit early in the season to see the flower, although the leaves are still present.
A few examples of the greenish slender bog-orchid are blooming, most notably in the patch of beautiful pink shootingstar on the east side of the Centennial Trail.
Some leatherleaf saxifrage are flowering – the small white clusters are hardly ever noticed, although the seed pods that emerge later are a striking red colour.
The black twinberry shrub near the waterfall platform is blooming. Sitka valerian, white rhododendron and white mountain-heather are just about to burst into bloom. Leaves of deer-cabbage, Indian hellebore, partridgefoot, bracted lousewort, and sickletop lousewort are notable in the meadows.