Picture of the Day

Western Wallflower

June 26, 2022   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2022-06-26
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here's a western wallflower (Erysimum capitatum) growing on the tundra of the pass between St Vrain Mountain and Meadow Mountain, off the St Vrain Mountain Trail, as photographed on June 22, 2022 in Boulder County, Colorado. This species of plant is found in western North America from the Great Lakes to the west coast.

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

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos