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Alpine flora
Interesting alpine flora in the tundra near Mt Evans. The center part looked like open artichokes, and each one was surrounded by those pretty white flowers. These were scattered all over the tundra as we hiked from Mt Evans to Spaulding peak. I do not know what they are called presently.

30 June 2007


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Mountain JimNice Shot ...

Mountain Jim

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I think they are Big-rooted Springbeauty.
(Claytonia Megarhiza)
They are fairly common in the Alpine Life Zone this time of year.
That's probably more than you wanted to know ...
Peace, Jim
Posted Jul 2, 2007 3:34 pm

zenalpinistRe: Nice Shot ...


Hasn't voted

Hey, I always appreciate lots of info. Thanks for the name.
Posted Jul 2, 2007 4:35 pm

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zenalpinistSubmitted by zenalpinist
on Jul 2, 2007 1:24 am

Image ID: 306984
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Lat/Lon: 39.58816°N / 105.64342°W
Object Title: Alpine flora

Image Type(s): Flora