Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

Colorado’s Wildflower Season is in Full Bloom in the Rocky Mountains

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After a somewhat slow start because of late snows in the high country of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, the wildflower blooming season has finally arrived. My husband nature photographer, Bernie Nagy, and I made several short trips in June and witnessed some spectacular wildflower displays. In Crested Butte near Gothic we saw hillsides colored yellow with Glacier Lilies; and in the San Louis Valley, fields were covered with bright yellow Wallflowers. A local store employee in Villa Grove said, "I’ve lived here all my life and I haven’t seen the Wallflowers anywhere near as plentiful in ten years!"         ...

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