'April showers bring May flowers' 5 gorgeous local wildflowers to know

(Jackson, Wyo.) - This week is National Wildlife Week! We have so many beautiful wildflowers in our area, we asked Teton County Weed and Pest help us identify some of the most popular ones. Although many of these aren't yet blooming in Jackson Hole quite yet, but keep an eye out for these this spring and summer: *1. Small flowered penstemon* [image: Inline image 1] *2. Pasque flower* [image: Inline image 2] *3. Paintbrush* [image: Inline image 3] *4. Mountain lady slipper* [image: Inline image 4] *5. Mules ear* [image: Inline image 5] "While out and about, Teton County Weed and Pest District encourages you to Play Clean Go! Help protect our native wildflowers from the negative impacts of invasive species. Cleaning your gear before and after any adventure will go a long way to helping Stop Invasive Species In Your Tracks! Learn more at or find us on FaceBook ," said Erika Edmiston, Supervisor for the Teton County Weed and Pest District. *Feature Photo: Wildflower picture taken in Grand Teton National Park near Spread Creek. All photos h/t Julie Kraft / Teton County Weed and Pest District / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news