Mostly, the flowers look like wrinkly, papery, green globes with five greenish-white petals, deeply slashed at the edges, escaping from the mouth of the globe. As they age, the petals take on a pink tinge. I'd never seen any as deeply pink as these that I found beside the slough in Elgin Park.
|Tip of an upright stem, with more stems in background|
|Another stem, hanging low above the basal leaves|
|Zooming in on the upright stem. It's broken off at the tip; the whole stems end in a bud.|