Category: Flowers: Wild and Otherwise

Whipple’s Penstemons

Backlit Whipple's Penstemon

Whipple’s penstemons backlit by the late afternoon sun, high in the Sandia mountains.


Apache Plume at Sunset

The plumes that give Apache Plume its name are silhouetted by the setting sun.


Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

These butterflies were everywhere in the high Sandias the other day. They’re among my favorites.


Wild Iris

Wild Iris

The upper reaches of the Sandia mountains are covered with wild irises right now.


Prickly Pear Blossoms

Prickly Pear Blossoms

Just about the prettiest prickly pear cactus blossoms I’ve ever seen.


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