Category Archives: Wildflowers

I tease you with a dead teasel, a.k.a. Dipsacus plant

For them not interested in reading, you can see the photos in THIS<<link SmugMug Gallery. For a SmugMug slideshow click HERE<<link. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll … Continue reading

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Thistle time art for “O” stories voting

Three days left in The Alphabet Challenge “O” Stories round and it’s official . . . this will go down as a low participation round. With three days left, I don’t see a slew of voters coming in from a … Continue reading

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Thistle time for “O” stories voting

Four days left in The Alphabet Challenge “O” Stories round and it’s looking to be a low participation round. It happens, and we hope for better in the future, and I’m almost past even asking . . .   . . … Continue reading

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Out for a drive – June 2013

Sometimes I go back to check for stuff that, for one reason or another, I did not post. Today I’m going back to June of 2013. Specifically, June 8, 2013, a windy Saturday. Melisa was doing something with a friend, … Continue reading

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One of a kind

Few people will recognize the remnants of this plant. It grows in one specific place on Earth, and flowers once it reaches approximately 1.5 feet in diameter. That can take longer than 50 years, and once it flowers . . … Continue reading

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Colors and Sights of Colorado’s 2012 Fall Season

The task of documenting the Alaska Cruise now behind me, I can tackle catching up with all the other photographs waiting patiently to get their turn.  First up, some of the sights I captured during the Fall of 2012. Unlike … Continue reading

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Salsify Redux – 2012

A few years ago I did a series about the Salsify plant. Specifically, the huge ball of seeds it produces. That post can be seen here. I fully intended to repeat the effort, but employing the vast stores of knowledge … Continue reading

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My Photo-Walk – July 2012

One of our favorite activity is walking.  Melisa walks every day and, whenever I am home, I happily join her.  Our typical walk is four to four and a half miles, usually with something like a 300 to 400 feet … Continue reading

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Mount Evans – Alpine Flowers

There were many resources I used to identify the various plants and flowers, but the ones I found most useful were (in no particular order): http://www.wildflowersofcolorado.com/index.html http://www.easterncoloradowildflowers.com/index.htm http://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com/index.htm#top Still, a few flowers eluded identification.  In part this is due to … Continue reading

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The Wildflowers and the Bull

At the time of my Yucca Plant photo shoot, I had the opportunity to photograph a few more things.  I’ve covered the birds, and now I move onto the wildflowers and the bull. The above is commonly referred to the Indian Paintbrush. … Continue reading

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