Colorado Day 10- Boreas page 1
|South Park Highline|
Luckily for all of us the Army Corps of Engineers turned the abandoned track line into a scenic, albeit bumpy, automobile road in the 1950's. Today it is touted as a great mountain bike road.
|Hymenoxis grandiflora near the stumps|
Usually I do not get that excited about most yellow plants, especially daisies. But this one is small, hairy and a survivor. Woolly plants with dissected leaves sing a siren song to me - irresistible. Have you tried to grow it in your garden yet? It's on my hit list of seed to sow and grow for next year.
As I looked up from the rock, I spotted the phlox, maybe P.condensata, or would it be pulvinata? Here is where I could really use a lesson.The only way I know to distinguish them is that one has color. At any rate, the mounds were first rate.
|Phlox in the talus scree|
|To be continued...|