Montana Outdoors

November 13, 2015

Just a glimmer of pink

Filed under: Wildflowers — Tags: , , — montucky @ 10:01 pm

A few days ago, near the end of my driveway, I noticed just a slight glimmer of pink hugging the ground, nearly imperceptible from a distance of six feet. I thought of it today and looked at it a little closer, from a few inches, and through a lens. The flecks of pink are flower buds of Stork’s Bill (Erodium cicutarium) daring to bloom right on the very edge of winter.

redstem stork's bill, common stork's bill

redstem stork's bill, common stork's bill

redstem stork's bill, common stork's bill

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