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