Friday, June 29, 2007

April showers bring ...

WHEN? Friday · June 29

WHERE? Devils Tower National Monument · find us on the map

After an unusually rainy Spring, northeast Wyoming has been brilliantly green, combined with bursts of color from its showy wildflowers. The National Audubon Society's Field Guide to the Rocky Mountain States has helped Mae Dean accurately identify many varieties.

A wolf in sheep's clothing
Dame's Rocket
Dame's Rocket Hesperis matronalis
is not native to North America and is on the
Department of Agriculture's noxious weed list

Scarlet Globemallow Sphaeralcea coccinea
Scarlet GlobemallowScarlet Globemallow

Western Yarrow Achillaea millifoliumYarrow – known by most flower gardeners as a pretty weed

See more Devils Tower flora photos on flickr

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