I was hiking in the Ptolemy Plateau in the Canadian Rockies yesterday.

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There were all these plants that looked like something right out of a Dr. Seuss book. What are they?

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  • They reminded me of this.
    – ShemSeger
    Commented Aug 20, 2017 at 15:25

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Looks like Anemone occidentalis

Native to far western North America including British Columbia to California and Montana, it is found growing in gravelly soils on slopes and in moist meadows.

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    Yeah, that's it for sure.
    – ShemSeger
    Commented Aug 22, 2017 at 3:23

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