The grasses, shrubs and scattered trees of High Park's black oak savannah are intermingled with wildflowers that spark with colour. The savannah turns blue with wild lupines in June, and pink and yellow when the Showy Tick Trefoil and Goldenrod are on display.
Blooms: Summer - Fall
Height: 90 cm / 3 f
Conditions: sun to part shade
High Park’s black oak savannah has a few native wildflowers, such as wild lupine and New Jersey tea, that are rare in the Toronto area. Some of these are featured in two articles reprinted here from the Toronto Field Naturalist newsletter: