Montana Outdoors

March 24, 2014

It’s a start

Filed under: Spring, Wildflowers — Tags: , — montucky @ 7:52 pm

Sagebrush Buttercup

Sagebrush Buttercup ~ Ranunculus glaberrimus Hook

Yesterday buried under a fresh coat of snow, today a new optimism.

February 13, 2009

Them thar groundhogs don’t know what they’s talkin’ about!

The first of the season.


(On a rocky slope 500 feet above the river, watered by night-time frost and nourished by the droppings of Big Horn sheep, there was exactly one Buttercup in bloom today, most likely a Sagebrush Buttercup, Ranunculus glaberrimus Hook. )

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