Montana Outdoors

April 29, 2009

After looking everywhere…

After wondering where these little ones were since the first wildflowers began to bloom, I ran across these today in the most unlikely place, a few miles up from my house in a bone-dry section of pine forest. Oh well…

Alpine Springbeauty

Alpine Springbeauty

Alpine Springbeauty

Alpine Springbeauty

(Claytonia megarhiza, Purslane family)

Wax currant

Filed under: Montana, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Photos, Pictures — Tags: , — montucky @ 12:44 pm

The tiny blossoms of this plant which is called “gooseberry” locally are usually unnoticed at a distance but really quite pretty when one gets to see them up close. Often, people are like that.

Wax currant
Ribes cereum

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