Rocky Mountain Wildflowers — Identifying Wildflowers

See Colorado's Abundant Wildflowers at the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival.

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See Colorado's Abundant Wildflowers at the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival.

The Crested Butte Wildflower Festival in July is one of the best places to see and learn about Colorado's wildflowers. Look for Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Field Guide by Linda Nagy at the wildflower headquarters and other locations in town for help in identifying all the flowers you see.

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Wild Irises in Colorado’s High Country

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Wild Irises in Colorado’s High Country

Wild Irises bloom in South Park Colorado in late spring and summer at an altitude of approximately 10,000 feet.

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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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Rocky Mountain Wildflowers are Blooming early in Colorado’s Wildflower Capital, Crested Butte as the Wildflower Festival Time Approaches.

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Rocky Mountain Wildflowers are Blooming early in Colorado’s Wildflower Capital, Crested Butte as the Wildflower Festival Time Approaches.

Colorado’s wildflower season is starting early this year and there is no better place to see wildflowers than Crested Butte, the wildflower capital of Colorado.  

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A Look Back at Some Late-Blooming Wildflowers in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains

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A Look Back at Some Late-Blooming Wildflowers in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains

Here are some late-blooming flowers of the Gentian Family. Gentians usually have distinctive bell-shaped or tubular flowers in four or five parts. Most of the plants have leaves that grow opposite on the stem. There are 87 genera and over 1,600 species of Gentian Worldwide and 13 genera native to North America. 

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