Posts tagged “Wasatch Mountain wildflowers

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just because….

Wildflowers of Bear Trap Gulch

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flashback to summer

Wasatch Mountain Wildflowers on Great Western Trail


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Bowman Fork Wildflowers

Bowman Fork Wildflowers with Grandeur Peak and Millcreek Ridge


summer finery….

Someone, somewhere, some time ago surely, said that we’re not supposed to wear white after Labor Day…but it must not matter, certainly doesn’t…somehow can’t possibly…no matter our pedigree or upbringing…it is of no consequence…at all…clearly.

Western Pearly Everlasting 1

I found these precious Western Pearly Everlastings in a little meadow just off the trail that leads to White Pine Lake in Little Cottonwood Canyon, a little south and east of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Western Pearly Everlasting 2

The Western Pearly Everlasting is yet another Wasatch Mountain wildflower, part of the Aster family, formally named “Asteraceae Anaphalis margaritacea,” and it says that we can wear white…whenever…….

Western Pearly Everlasting 3


Colorado Columbine….

Quite possibly my favorite flower ever…ever…

Colorado Columbine


Fields (mountainside) of gold (yellow)…..

Yellow wildflowers on mountainside

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Mountainside of sunflowers


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in pleasant company

Utah Sunflowers, maybe?


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in case you’ve forgotten

September wildflowers and tree trunk