2695 - AlpenPix (Wild) - 2010-11-29|
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Locality: USA - Colorado - Along lower logging road, Peak 7 area, Summit County at about 10,400 feet.
Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: Few species bloom in our lodgepole pine forests but Senecio wootonii is one of the exceptions. In mid-July, its bright, yellow flowers and large, succulent, grayish-green leaves light up our forest floor. When located in full sun, this species reaches its full blooming potential. At less than 18 inches tall, it makes a welcomed addition to my native wildflower garden. (Sent: Alpinefirstname.lastname@example.org)
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