Wildflower Wednesdays

Bearberry

Bearberry

The urn-shaped blossoms of Bearberry. Worth getting down on your knees for!Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, commonly known as  Bearberry is blooming now. You have to be on the lookout for these little treasures, because they're not only tiny but often partially hidden...

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A Native Dandelion

A Native Dandelion

Nothocalais cuspidata, native to Colorado and appearing at the right time for our native pollinators.That's right! This is a native dandelion, not a European import. Nothocalais cuspidata has many common names associated with it:  Wavyeaf dandelion, Sharp point...

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Early Purple Milkvetch

Early Purple Milkvetch

#WildflowerWednesdayExecutive Director Maggie Gladdis says: Early Purple Milkvetch (Astragalus shortianus) are some of the first flowers to emerge. Although I am eager to see some flowers, I am loving this spring snow! We need it! So stay sleeping Astragalus and we...

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