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The Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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A black and white cat roams the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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A western buttercup (Ranunculus occidentalis) at the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Small-flowered blue-eyed Mary (Collinsia parviflora) from the Figwort family (Scrophulariaceae) at the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size. This flower is a native to British Columbia, but not rare and is one of the relatively few flowers in the temperate world to have nectaries (organs that make nectar) on the leaves rather than inside the flower. This feature is thought to enable a symbiosis with ants. The ants defend the plant in order to have access to the nectar.

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Fern-leaved desert parsley (Lomatium dissectum), red-listed by the Canadian provincial government, at the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) and chocolate lilies (Fritilaaria affinis) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) and chocolate lilies (Fritilaaria affinis) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) and chocolate lilies (Fritilaaria affinis) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Broad-leaved shooting stars (Dodecatheon hendersonii) and white fawn lilies (Erythronium oregonum) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Broad-leaved shooting stars (Dodecatheon hendersonii) and white fawn lilies (Erythronium oregonum) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Broad-leaved shooting stars (Dodecatheon hendersonii) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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A yellow prairie violet (Viola praemorsa), an extremely rare and imperiled plant in Canada, at the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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A yellow prairie violet (Viola praemorsa), an extremely rare and imperiled plant in Canada, at the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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A chocolate lily (Fritilaaria affinis) at the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Broad-leaved shooting stars (Dodecatheon hendersonii) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Broad-leaved shooting stars (Dodecatheon hendersonii) and white fawn lilies (Erythronium oregonum) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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The Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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A propagation facility for rare plants at the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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Common camas (Camassia quamash) from the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada. This preserve is the largest left and is only thirty acres in size.

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A Pacific treefrog (Pseudacris regilla), common in the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada.

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A Pacific treefrog (Pseudacris regilla), common in the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada.

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A Pacific treefrog (Pseudacris regilla), common in the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada.

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A Pacific treefrog (Pseudacris regilla), common in the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, an extremely rare type of forest in Canada.

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