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



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


Enchanter’s Nightshade ~ Circaea alpina

Clustered Thistle

Clustered Thistle

March 6, 2016

Late winter ~ late summer

Filed under: Wildflowers — Tags: , — montucky @ 8:26 pm

Great Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) in early March:

Great Mullein In March

Great Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) in late September:

Great Mullein in September

September 20, 2010

Great Mullein

Filed under: Wildflowers — Tags: , , — montucky @ 11:56 pm

Terrible plant in some places, but I have to admit, the blossoms are pretty.

Great MulleinGreat Mullein, Verbascum thapsus

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