Category Archives: Flower

Happy Hibiscus

Today’s post features a wildflower I captured from my kayak a few years ago … the Rose Mallow (in the Hibiscus family). Standing erect and blooming with a bright elegance, I was able to kayak pretty close to a stand of these wildflowers that were growing in shallow water at Bittern Bottoms CA (Missouri):   […]

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Newbie on the Hill

Today’s post features a new wildflower find for me … the Pale Corydalis. During my last trip to Ha Ha Tonka State Park (in the Missouri Ozarks), I found this one clump of nice, yellow wildflowers that were growing along a woodland trail, just below some rock bluffs. I wasn’t sure what I had found […]

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Fun Friday: The Itch!

Today’s post features an image I captured on Wednesday. I had an appointment in Camdenton, Missouri, for my annual physical exam. Being so close, I decided to check out nearby Ha Ha Tonka State Park. This decision was made despite the intermittent rain showers and the cool, early spring temperature (41F). Well, I must have […]

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Web of Intrigue

Today’s post comes from a trip a few years ago to Orgeon’s Columbia River Gorge area. While hiking around the Rowena Plateau area, this interesting wildflower was observed. When setting up for a close, macro image, the natural beauty was quite eloquent to me:   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 body Tamron 17-35mm, […]

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Perched in the Wildflowers

Today’s post features an image I captured on one of my last photo trips to Minnesota. While driving the Sherburne NWR, I came across a nice patch of wildflowers that was very busy with pollinators and other insects. This nice red dragonfly captured my attention as it’s red body contrasted nicely with the yellows of […]

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Colorado Sings the Blues

I’m glad to be back at the computer … been busy with lots of things and have not had internet for a few days. So it’s nice to be able to get back online! Today’s post features a lovely blue wildflower, the Blue Columbine that can be found growing about the wonderful San Juan Mountains […]

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Surrounded by Ears

Today’s post features an image I captured a few days ago on our boat dock at the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri). We have several potted plants on the dock, including a couple of very large pots of Elephant Ears. We’ve been planting these bulbs for a couple of years, but this year yielded a […]

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Rocky Mtn Senior Citizen

Today’s post features an interesting wildflower I found growing all along the road to the top of Mount Evans (Colorado). Commonly called “The Old Man on the Mountain”, it seems to certainly live up to it’s name! Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 1D Mark 3 body Canon 28-135mm f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, and Canon 180mm f/3.5 macro […]

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In Love With a Bluebell

Today’s post features a Bumblebee that is “head over heels” in love with a Virginia Bluebell … busy collecting nectar from a spring bell:   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon 180mm f/3.5 macro lens Bogen 3221 tripod, with ballhead ISO 400 Aperture f/8 Shutter Speed 1/200 sec.    

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Fun Friday: Been Drinking Again?

Even if you haven’t, today’s image may have you thinking you have endulged! While hiking Mount Evans (Colorado), I came upon this very interesting and unusual wildflower. Called Little Pink Elephants, aka Elephant Heads, I found several of these plants (called “herds”) growing along the lower elevation trails. This wildflower grows as a dense, vertical […]

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