Montana Outdoors

May 2, 2010

Early blue violets

Despite the recent cold weather and clouds, new wildflower species begin blooming every day now. (I was afraid that I had missed these: I’ll try to keep up!)

Early blue violetHookedspur violet, Early blue violet, Viola adunca, Violet family

Early blue violet

(I couldn’t decide which to post. These were taken one minute apart; the first at 1/60 sec, f40 with flash; the second at 1/15 sec, f11 with no flash.)

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