Montana Outdoors

July 28, 2017

In the thick of things

Spring Creek

What can be found in a thick tangle of brush like this? Well, there is water, and a few rays of sunlight filtering through the trees, and the green things of the wilderness will find and use both, and as you push your way through the foliage, interesting things appear.

Blue Elderberry

Blue Elderberry ~ Sambuscus caerulea

Pathfinder

Pathfinder

Clustered Thistle

Clustered Thistle ~ Cirsium brevistylum

Great Mullein

Great Mullein

Great Mullein~ Verbascum thapsus

Devil's Club

Devil's Club

Devil’s Club ~ Oplopanax horridus

Unknown

Enchanter’s Nightshade ~ Circaea alpina

Clustered Thistle

Clustered Thistle

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July 21, 2011

Wildflowers of summer (6)

Self-heal

Self-heal ~ Prunella vulgaris

Hawksbeard

Narrow-leaf Hawksbeard, Annual Hawksbeard, Rooftop Hawksbeard ~ Crepis tectorum

Blue Elderberry

Blue Elderberry ~ Sambucus caerulea

Spreading Dogbane

Spreading Dogbane ~ Apocynum androsaemifolium

Mothe Mullein

Mothe Mullein

Moth Mullein ~ Verbascum blattaria

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