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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


A Voice of Colorado No. 46:

One is a lily, one is a tulip. Do you know which is which?


Mariposa Lily, Spring 2016

Mariposa Lily — Image by kenne

Bloom bloom, in desert lily
Thirst, sand, mirages silly,
White petals, fairy’s wings
Hope and love, thy petulant twigs!

— Sadiqullah Khan



The sego lily is a unique species to the western United States. It is native to a number of states including Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. 182 more words


Flight of the Condor, Rare Santa Barbara Roost

A condor over Sespe Wilderness in December, 2013. (Return to Whiteacre Peak Or Day of the Condor)

Earlier this month I stood on a ridge along Arroyo Burro Trail gazing from afar into the rocky mouth of San Roque Canyon and remembering times past. 634 more words


Cascadia's Flower

In Lewiston, Idaho, the mariposa lilies are beautiful.

In Chelan, Washington, they are different altogether.

And here in the North Okanagan, they have two shades. First, the lilac, slightly brighter than in Chelan, a bit more translucent and with brighter pistils… 102 more words

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