Wildflowers (2012 only please)

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Re: Wildflowers (updated to include any year)

Postby ztop » Thu Aug 25, 2011 1:49 pm

Dancesatmoonrise wrote:
PKelley wrote:Have many of you seen a Mariposa Lily? I had not seen one until last weekend in the Gore range.



That's pretty interesting. I've never seen one either.


Mariposa (Sego) Lilies are common on the plains. Haven't seen them that high.
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Re: Wildflowers (updated to include any year)

Postby rijaca » Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:39 am

The wild flowers are still out in (not so) Dry Gulch....
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Postby Aspen Summit » Tue Aug 30, 2011 7:35 am

These flower shots are so pretty...thanks for sharing them. Some of you really got close and personal with your macro!
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Re: Wildflowers (updated to include any year)

Postby kimo » Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:17 pm

Can'o bliss. Is it a wildflower? Or is it...?

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Postby kimo » Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:26 pm

Holding on, IPW, 9/11/11.

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Postby spong0949 » Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:43 am

Awsome shots Kimo!
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Re: Wildflowers (updated to include any year)

Postby kimo » Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:34 pm

spong0949 wrote:Awsome shots Kimo!


Thank you Aaron. I like your art. The Leaves drawing is fantastic and the awards are well deserved. Cheers.
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Re: Wildflowers (updated to include any year)

Postby kimo » Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:13 pm

As autumn approaches, I'm reminded of Mr. Morrison...

The killer awoke before dawn, he put his boots on
He took a face from the ancient gallery
And he walked on down the hall
He went into the room where his sister lived, and...then he
Paid a visit to his brother, and then he
He walked on down the hall...

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Re: Wildflowers (2012 only please)

Postby Mark Curtis » Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:33 pm

I edited the original post to include only wildflowers from 2012. When the peak season is over, I will change it back to "any date" for those who have some nice ones in their archive.

I know it's been dry, but I have seen some good flower shots. Looking forward to some beautiful photos!
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Re: Wildflowers (2012 only please)

Postby Vermont Mike » Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:48 pm

There's plenty of columbines and other flowers on the way up Mount Ouray from Gray's Creek right now:

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Not a flower, but there's a great bristlecone forest on the route as well:

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Re: Wildflowers (2012 only please)

Postby HuskyRunner » Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:23 pm

Plenty of wildflowers on the Indian Peaks Marathon loop. Here's some Columbines in the valley below Crater Lake.

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Re: Wildflowers (updated to include any year)

Postby HighCountry » Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:53 pm

PKelley wrote:Have many of you seen a Mariposa Lily? I had not seen one until last weekend in the Gore range.


I've found several Mariposa Lilies on the exposed sections of the Crystal Lake trail north of Lake City in previous years. They should be out later in July.


Grizzly Gulch is a kaleidoscope of color already, and well worth a visit!


In sheltered spots around here the blue flag does particularly well:

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