Summer mountain flowers

2014_flowers_succulentFor those of you beginning to tire of winter, here is a flashback to last summer in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Flowers seem like they ought to be sensitive, but they grow on bare rock and in tiny crevices, flaunting their hardiness with their petals.


Mountain Pride

Mountain Pride






Mountain Spirea

Mountain Spirea

Leichtlin's (?) Mariposa Lily

Leichtlin’s (?) Mariposa Lily

Leichtlin's (?) Mariposa Lily (with tiny beetle)

Leichtlin’s (?) Mariposa Lily (with tiny beetle)



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