Picture of the Day

Hairy Golden Aster Flowers

August 5, 2021   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2021-08-05
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here are hairy golden aster (Heterotheca villosa) flowers in the Lefthand OHV area of Boulder County, Colorado. These flowers bloom all summer here, requiring very little rainfall. They propagate through both seeds and roots. This photo was taken on July 24, 2021.

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

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos