Montana Outdoors

May 21, 2009

Another side of the Larkspur

Yesterday, on a little shelf on the hillside above the river I came upon a group of Larkspur that were quite colorful and in good condition, and I chose to try some photos of one that was back inside some rather heavy brush and mostly out of the wind. I set an umbrella down in such a position that it shielded the flower from the wind and my camera from the rain and wriggled underneath on my belly to attempt a photo.

Here is what the lens saw there: an entirely different side of a Larkspur.

Upland larkspur

Upland Larkspur,
Common Larkspur,
(
Delphinium nuttallii)
Buttercup family 

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