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The blooming season has passed for almost all the wildflowers. The spectacular flowers are gone. Often in their place are winter remnants with their own unique beauty – unpretentious and simple. 298 more words


Goodnight Flower

Mariposa Lily, 8.28.17
(Possibly Calochortus leichtlinii?)

Floral Photography

A Baskett of wild surprises

“Stop!,” I yelled as we slowly drove west on Coville Road. “There’s something in the field.” I rolled down my window and peered through binoculars to find a silver-feathered male… 577 more words


Calochortus kennedyi (and ambiguus)

I just got back from a whirlwind trip to Tucson (flying standby to TUS this time of year was serious a gamble – I got lucky and made my flights, but I nearly bit off all my nails waiting for a seat to come home)!  130 more words