Montana Outdoors

August 25, 2012

Little Thompson Peak (4)

Nature seems to have a special fondness for the bare areas just off the very top of mountain peaks on their south sides and often adorns such places with flowers.

Little Thompson Peak

Buckwheat

Little Thompson Peak

Arrowleaf Buckwheat, Northern Buckwheat

Arrowleaf Buckwheat, Northern Buckwheat, Eriogonum compositum

Douglas Buckwheat

Douglas Buckwheat

Douglas Buckwheat, Eriogonum douglasii

Menzies' Campion

Menzies’ Campion, Silene menziesii

Roundleaf Alumroot, Lava Alumroot

Roundleaf Alumroot, Lava Alumroot, Heuchera cylindric

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August 23, 2011

Wildflowers of summer (11)

As summer draws to a close, blooms of the wildflowers have almost completed; I have only a few more photos of this year’s blooms left to post.

For the next couple of weeks my posting will likely be sporadic and/or brief. Our daughter will be here for a visit and we have a lot of plans, many of which involve trekking into the beautiful back country of Montana. I’m sure there will be many photos to be posted later as a result of those trips, perhaps including some new blooms.

Shrubby Penstemon and Indian Paintbrush

Shrubby Penstemon and Indian Paintbrush

Golden Clover

Golden Clover ~ Trifolium aureum

Deptford Pink

Deptford Pink ~ Dianthus armeria

Yellow Evening Primrose

Yellow Evening Primrose ~ Oenothera villas

Parsnip-flower Buckwheat

Parsnip-flower Buckwheat ~ Erigonum heracleoides

Arrowleaf Buckwheat

Arrowleaf Buckwheat ~ Erigonum compositum

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