I’ve never met a sunflower I didn’t love, and 2018 has been a great year for them. These were growing wild in the Sandia mountains.
A Tailed Copper butterfly drinks nectar from a Mexican Hat wildflower high in the Sandia mountains.
A summer thunderstorm threatens the east side of the Sandia mountains.
A tiger swallowtail pauses to drink nectar from some golden pea plants in the high Sandia mountains.
This must be one of the best years ever for cholla blossoms.