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Desert Flower

You do not have to know everything.

You do not need to stay up late studying existence

Until your eyes water and your heart bleeds. 132 more words

Mariposa Lily

The Mariposa Lily has an amazing purple ring outside a lime green ring at the base of the petals. These pictures don’t do it justice.

Calochortus macrocarpus

The genus name, Calochortus, derives from the Greek words “kalo” meaning “beautiful” and “chorta” meaning “grass”. Wildflowers in this genus are indeed very attractive. One of my favorites is the mariposa lily ( 247 more words

Nature Photography

Favorite Big Sur Wildflower

I really needed a change of pace, from the problems of overuse, to something much more beautiful, so I suspected you did too. This is the Calochortus venustus, or Mariposa Lily. My favorite.

Big Sur


Dry side, wet side:

Washington’s two faces.

Lush, spare, dim, bright.

In two hours you can change sides, be


The wet side:

Seattle techies huddle over their devices, 422 more words

Nature Studies

Mariposa Lily

Mariposa Lily — Image by kenne

The Photographer

He moves along the mountain trail
carrying a camera over his left shoulder.
This has been a bad year for wildflowers, 49 more words