McGuire Primrose (copy)

A flowering McGuire Primrose is seen growing through a crack in a rock wall near the Stokes Nature Center in Logan Canyon.

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“Go around and document every living thing you can find, as many species as you can find. And that helps us catalog how many different species we have living and that are out here right now with the season,” said Patrick Kelly, the director of education at Stokes Nature Center and Wild About Utah contributor.

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