One of the things that has been happening when I try to go hiking is that I get slowed down by the flowers. I love all the wildflowers. They are so pretty, and I don't think of myself as a flowery person, but I can't help it with these. Now that I have a good camera, I can actually take close ups of them, even of the little tiny ones on the alpine tundra. Those are the ones that fascinate me the most. They look so impossibly small that it's hard to imagine them surviving anywhere, let alone in such an incredibly harsh environment.
|Wild Strawberry (and they taste great later in the year!)|
|Dunno, but I kind of like them.|
|Colorado Blue Columbine (my favorite!)|
|Again, not sure|
|But look how small they are! That's my pinky finger looking ginormous there.|
|No idea, but I love that they have purple and pink blossoms side by side.|
|Western Red Columbine|