Category: Flowers: Wild and Otherwise

Plum Tree Blossoms

Plum Tree Blossoms

At long last, the tiniest hint of spring. Not that this was a particularly cold winter — but it was, as always, a very brown winter.

Rosemary Flowers with Snow

Rosemary Flowers with Snow

We finally, finally got some snow in Albuquerque today! It’s been scary warm and dry all winter. What a nice change.

Sandia Wildflower Meadow

Field of Wildflowers on the East Side of the Sandias

A meadow on the east side of the Sandias, filled with late summer wildflowers.

Spike Verbena and Butterfly

Spike Verbena and Skipper

Spike verbena growing wild in the Sandia mountains and a skipper butterfly (I’m not sure what kind of skipper it is).

Whipple’s Penstemons

Backlit Whipple's Penstemon

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

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