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Colorado Wildflowers Spotlighted in New 2020 Wall Calendar

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Colorado Wildflowers Spotlighted in New 2020 Wall Calendar

Can you believe it? Christmas is almost here! It’s time to think about gifts for special friends and family members. High Country Artworks has unique gifts for the holiday season.   For all of you in Colorado, wouldn't it be nice to see some bright and cheery wildflowers this winter and all year round? Check out the new 2020 Wildflowers of Colorado Calendar now specially priced with code below. Includes location and description of flowers for every month. This 13-month wall calendar will be appreciated throughout the coming year.    Receive 25% off your calendar order when you enter discount code...

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Roadside Wildflowers of the Great Sand Dunes National Park of Colorado.

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Roadside Wildflowers of the Great Sand Dunes National Park of Colorado.

The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in south-central Colorado has the tallest dunes in North America. from the highway one can see the peaks that are ever-shifting with the wind. Also, in July and August the sunflowers and Rocky Mountain beeplants color the landscape.

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Hikes in Placer Valley, near Alma and in the Mosquito Range of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado by Linda and Bernie Nagy to Identify Wildflowers.

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Hikes in Placer Valley, near Alma and in the Mosquito Range of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado by Linda and Bernie Nagy  to Identify Wildflowers.

In July and August of this year, my husband and I volunteered for the Fairplay Library in Colorado to take groups on wildflower identification and photography hikes. The first hike was up Buckskin Gulch to Kite Lake. Paintbrushes, chiming bells, and mountain parsley were abundant. Around Kite Lake we saw marsh marigolds and alp lilies and many varieties of higher elevation wildflowers.   In August we hosted a group from the Boys and Girls Club. The hike was a path in Placer Valley along the Middle fork of the Platte River. Some stand out wildflowers were sulphur buckwheat, tall chiming...

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Alpine Wildflowers Abound at Mount Evans, CO.

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Alpine Wildflowers Abound at Mount Evans, CO.

Even though wildflowers are blooming about 2 weeks late in the high country of Colorado this year, it appears it’s going to be a great season for viewing the beauties. Recently Bernie and I went to Mount Evans and started our visit at the Dos Chapel Nature Center, that has an alpine flower garden built around it. We were amazed at the number of wildflowers beginning to bloom there. We met a volunteer who enthusiastically pointed out the Goldflower, Sky Pilot, Alpine Avens, Alpine Phlox and Snowball Saxifrage. We showed her our book, Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Field Guide that included...

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The Pasqueflower Signals the Beginning of Spring in the Rocky Mountains.

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The Pasqueflower Signals the Beginning of Spring in the Rocky Mountains.

Many suggest that Spring has arrived in the Rocky Mountains when the first Pasqueflowers begin to bloom. It is one of the very first wildflowers to bloom in Springtime at altitudes from 8,000 to 11,500 feet. The blossoms appear before the leaves and last for many days as the plant develops.

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