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Flowers (possibly Woolly Groundsel, see mrh's comment below), and the spires of Flattop Mountain.
This day an early rain turned us back from completing our climb of Tyndall Glacier..

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hunkanSpirit-lifting composition!

hunkan

Voted 9/10

Another wonderful shot, Nelson! Keep up the good work, and best wishes: Emil
Posted Dec 27, 2004 12:09 am

NelsonRe: Spirit-lifting composition!

Nelson

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Thanks for your comments om my photos Emil. Much appreciated. This shot was taken a long time ago, but it still works for me.



If anyone knows what those flowers are for sure please let me know. Some time spent with a flower book was inconclusive.
Posted Dec 27, 2004 11:12 am

mrhRe: Spirit-lifting composition!

mrh

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They are of the genus Senecio (groundsels), which is in the Aster family. Individual species in Senecio can be difficult to identify even using a technical key with specimen in hand. I wouldn't attempt to do so by photo, but maybe there is someone out there who is really knowledgeable in CO flora and feels confident enough to let us know. If I had to guess, I would say Senecio canus (woolly groundsel), but could not be sure.
Posted Dec 28, 2004 2:22 pm

NelsonRe: We know they are flowers!

Nelson

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Thanks, I'll update the caption.
Posted Dec 28, 2004 9:31 pm

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NelsonSubmitted by Nelson
on Dec 26, 2004 11:46 pm

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Lat/Lon: 40.30310°N / 105.686°W
Object Title: Flowers (possibly Woolly...