Montana Outdoors

June 15, 2009

Ah, the daisies!

There is no such thing as a bad day fishing on western Montana’s small streams, but it’s extra special when the daisies are in bloom!

Ox-eyed Daisy

Ox-eyed Daisy

Ox-eyed daisies just seconds after a rain 
Leucanthemum vulgare
Sunflower family

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  1. montucky, that’s my favorite flower! Excellent photos! Tusen Tak!

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    Comment by Maureen — June 15, 2009 @ 9:26 pm

    • My pleasure, Maureen! These photos were taken on a stretch of Thompson River that I fish at least a half dozen times a summer, not because the fishing’s good there, but because of the daisies.

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      Comment by montucky — June 15, 2009 @ 9:35 pm

  2. I love daisies. They just make me smile!!

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    Comment by SuzieQ — June 15, 2009 @ 9:47 pm

  3. You are right, bow can anybody be feeling low if they are in the middle of a patch of daisies. I refuse to mow my lawn near my carport as there are wild daisies in bloom. After they are gone by I’ll mow. First the violets, then the daisies,… life is good!

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    Comment by Cedar — June 16, 2009 @ 3:48 am

    • I feel the same way about them. They, above all wildflowers, seem to pick up a person’s spirits.

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      Comment by montucky — June 16, 2009 @ 9:15 am

  4. I’ve always like ox-eyed daisies, partly because the whole concept of daisies is so old fashioned with so many traditions.

    Malcolm

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    Comment by knightofswords — June 16, 2009 @ 6:54 am

    • That’s certainly a large part of their appeal. They have caught people’s attention and fancy over the ages.

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      Comment by montucky — June 16, 2009 @ 9:16 am

  5. I love daisies, and these are just perfect and crystal clear with raindrops.

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    Comment by Anna Surface — June 16, 2009 @ 7:04 am

    • They are fresh and clean from the rain too and can be seen from a long distance.

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      Comment by montucky — June 16, 2009 @ 9:59 pm

  6. Breathtaking!

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    Comment by Tabbie — June 16, 2009 @ 7:02 pm

  7. Perhaps not in Montana:

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    Comment by scienceguy288 — June 16, 2009 @ 8:01 pm

  8. Lovely images, they are a great subject to photograph !!

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    Comment by Bernie Kasper — June 17, 2009 @ 9:52 am

    • Yes, they are great subjects and they go so well with the greens of the riverbank.

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      Comment by montucky — June 17, 2009 @ 5:17 pm

  9. fresh is a good word for these shots. that second one is just filled w/ happiness! 🙂

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    Comment by silken — June 17, 2009 @ 4:03 pm

    • As birds are the optimists of the animal world, Daisies are the optimists of the flower world.

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      Comment by montucky — June 17, 2009 @ 5:19 pm


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