Picture of the Day

Alpine Buttercup Flowers

June 12, 2021   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2021-06-12
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here are alpine buttercup (Ranunculus adoneus) flowers near Long Lake in Colorado's Brainard Lake Recreation Area. These flowers are heliotropic, meaning they track the sun as it passes across the sky. The photo was taken on June 9, 2021.

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

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos