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Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

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Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

Aconitum-columbianum

Agoseris-aurantiaca

Agoseris-aurantiaca

alpine-storm

alpine-storm

Anticlea-elegans

Anticlea-elegans

Bistorta-bistortoides

Bistorta-bistortoides

blue-fairy-trumpet

blue-fairy-trumpet

blue-flax

blue-flax

Boulder-Banditos

Boulder-Banditos

boulder-moss

boulder-moss

Calochortus-nuttallii

Calochortus-nuttallii

Castilleja-sulphurea

Castilleja-sulphurea

Clementsia-rhodantha

Clementsia-rhodantha

Corallorhiza-maculata

Corallorhiza-maculata

cornhusk-lily

cornhusk-lily

Delphinium-nelsoni

Delphinium-nelsoni

dog-upine

dog-upine

Douglass-City

Douglass-City

lady bugs

lady bugs

None
crazy-blossom

crazy-blossom

Erigeron-speciosus

Erigeron-speciosus

field-of-flowers

field-of-flowers

fir

fir

fleabane

fleabane

flight-of-the-bumblebee

flight-of-the-bumblebee

Great-Sand-Dunes

Great-Sand-Dunes

Great-Sand-Dunes

Great-Sand-Dunes

Great-Sand-Dunes

Great-Sand-Dunes

Hagerman-Pass

Hagerman-Pass

Heuchera-parvifolia

Heuchera-parvifolia

grass

grass

iris-and-paint

iris-and-paint

Iris-missouriensis

Iris-missouriensis

Kyle hiking to the bouldering

Kyle hiking to the bouldering

lichen

lichen

Lidia-obtusiloba

Lidia-obtusiloba

Linun-lewisii

Linun-lewisii

Micranthes-odontoloma

Micranthes-odontoloma

Mosquito-Range

Mosquito-Range

mixed-paintbrushes

mixed-paintbrushes

moss and lichens

moss and lichens

Mt-Massive-&-Africa-Bowl

Mt-Massive-&-Africa-Bowl

mystery

mystery

mystery-flower

mystery-flower

Nathaniel-n-Abby

Nathaniel-n-Abby

Opuntia-polycantha

Opuntia-polycantha

partial-flight

partial-flight

pearly-everlasting

pearly-everlasting

Penstemon-whippleanus

Penstemon-whippleanus

pine-sap

pine-sap

rappin'-in

rappin’-in

red-paintbrushes

red-paintbrushes

remnants

remnants

Rosa-woodsii

Rosa-woodsii

seed-pods

seed-pods

serendipity

serendipity

skypilot

skypilot

snow-laurel

snow-laurel

Spoiledeaus-abbieaus

Spoiledeaus-abbieaus

sticky-geranium

sticky-geranium

stonecrop

stonecrop

Storm-rewards

Storm-rewards

Townsendia-sericea

Townsendia-sericea

Trail

Trail

view-from-the-past

view-from-the-past

Wild-Iris-approach

Wild-Iris-approach

Wild-Iris-sunset

Wild-Iris-sunset

Wild-Iris-sunset

Wild-Iris-sunset

window-to-the-world

window-to-the-world

Windsor-Lake

Windsor-Lake

Windsor-Lake-drainage

Windsor-Lake-drainage

Windsor-Lake

Windsor-Lake

wooly-groundsel

wooly-groundsel

Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

73 photos by Samantha Christen – Climbers who spend more time looking at the ground than at the skyline will enjoy this amazingly colorful collection of wildflowers, sunsets and environment shots from Colorado and Wyoming’s Rocky Mountains. You’ve probably seen them as you stomped by, but can you indentify indian paintbrush, blue flax, aconitum columbianum, anticlea elegans, delphinium nelsoni, stonecrop, bistorta bistortoides …