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What’s Blooming This Weekend?

So here’s my species list for this past weekend in Rocky Mountain National Park: Loco Weed Golden Banner Beardless Sidebells Penstemon Clustered Penatemon Marsh Marigold (Narrowleaf) Red Paintbrush Yellow Paintbrush Elderberry Gooseberry Serviceberry Wax Current (already setting fruit) Blanketflower Sulfurflower Blue … Continue reading

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A Wildflower Nerd’s Dream

Penstemon Ok, so here is a dream project…. Republishing the taxonomic key to the flora of Rocky Mountain National Park. Yes, I know how nerdy that sounds. Don’t be a hater. The late Betty Willard has become a hero to … Continue reading

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A Little Sunflower

Rydbergia grandiflora A long time ago, someone made a choice. And because of that choice, last week I had the privilege to see this flower blooming. These Alpine Sunflowers are quite a sight to behold. Short in stature, they frequently … Continue reading

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