Picture of the Day

Mountain Balm Shrub

November 1, 2020   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-11-01
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here is the shrub mountain balm (Ceanothus velutinus) in autumn growing on the saddle between Bear Peak and South Boulder Peak near Boulder, Colorado. Native Americans used this plant for a wide variety of medicinal purposes. This picture was taken on November 5, 2019.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm).

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos