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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Colorful Colorado

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I’ve been visiting with family and friends, and now it’s time to get back to “work”! Today’s post features a couple of colorful landscapes from a trip to Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, captured a few years ago. When entering Colorado, there are several signs that welcome you to “Colorful […]

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Pastel Paint

While jeeping in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado this summer, we came upon a “lifer” wildflower for me … the Yellow Paintbrush, also known as the Western Paintbrush (Castilleja occidentalis). That makes 3 different colors of Paintbrush found in the area! A short time ago, I featured a rose-colored Paintbrush (“Shades of Red”) […]

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Old Man of the Mountain

Today’s featured subject is the Old Man of the Mountain wildflower (Rydbergia grandiflora), also known as the alpine sunflower, or Rydbergia. These sunflowers stay low to the ground (up to about 10 inches), with flowers that are 2-4 inches wide. They typically bloom in July and August in the alpine landscape. The one interesting thing […]

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Marsh Marigold

In the soggy meadows of Governor’s Basin, Marsh Marigold (Psychrophila leptosepala) wildflowers were prevalent, sometimes even growing in standing water. These little beauties are only 4-8 inches tall and the flowers are from 1 to 1 1/2 inches wide. They are found in wet sites of the Subalpine and Alpine areas, particularly near melting snowbanks, […]

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