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Leek flowers attract tourists to Guizhou

Wild leek flowers blossom in the Jiucaiping scenic area in Hezhang county, Guizhou province. [Photo by Kuang Huabin/for chinadaily.com.cn]

Wild leek flowers are blooming and attracting tourists to the world's largest area of wild leek — the Jiucaiping scenic area in Hezhang county, Guizhou province.

The leeks grow at altitude of 2,777 meters, covering an area of nearly 667 hectares. The wild leek flowers are a protected species.

Che Weiwei in Guiyang contributed to this story.

[ Editor: SRQ ]