Giant Red Paintbrush or Indian Paintbrush
Wild Flower of the Eastern Sierras
Wildflower of the Sierra's
Field of Poppies #2
Field of Poppies was taken in California along why 49. The horse and tractor in the background was a bonus.
Seed Pod #2
Seed pod in Caughlin Ranch Park, Reno NV
Seed Pod #1
Seed Pod in Caughlin Ranch Park, Reno NV
Seed Pod #3
Seed Pod in Caughlin Ranch Park
The sunflower bud rarely ever seen this close up and not until they are open and looking at the sun do we notice them.
Wild Flower of Eastern Sierra Nevada
Sarcodes Sanguinea pops through the pine needle and leaves. Considered to be a parasitic plant that derives sustenance and nutrients from mycorrhizal fungi that attach to roots of trees. It blooms in spring and on a good year will produce many in one spot.
Arrowleaf Balsam Root
Galena Creek Park
Wild flower of the Eastern Sierras
Few Flowered Shooting Star
Found along wetlands and creeks in the sierra's.
A combination of succulents planted into a wooden outdoor coffee table.
A beautiful spring flower with dissected leaves.
Field of Gold
Field of Gold in Washoe Valley,Nevada
Closeup of a lotus blooming at Sierra Water Gardens in Reno NV .
Sierra Water Gardens Lotus
I was hiking the local park and found this swing that someone hung for wedding photos. So while no one was looking a captured my version of a secret swing in the woods...
Orange columbine grows wild in the eastern Sierra's
Sun shines on the leave of tulip at Hermitage Gardens in California
This red tulip was missing a petal exposing the inside of the flower
The tight bud of this lotus will open to a beautiful large white flowers with a yellow center.