Colorado Alpine Wildflowers
These are all high altitude flowers normally found at many sites.  They
are all extremely hardy.  They were all found on the tree line or higher.
Rosy Paintbrush.  Found
on Stanley Mountain
hike at 11,000 feet on
7/01/08.
Colorado Tansy Aster.  
Photographed on Loveland Pass at
11,900 feet.
American Bistort found
near Herman Lake.  A
very prominent flower.
Marsh Marigold found at 12,000
feet by Herman Lake.
Elephant Head
found on Rollins
Pass Road hike at
11,500 feet altitude.
Alpine Forget-Me-Nots found at
12,000 feet at Herman Lake.
Purple Fringe.  Found at
Herman Lake at 11,500
foot level.
Alpine Clover found on the
Continental Divide Trail near
Vasquez Pass on 6/25/07
A very rare wildflower--the Shooting Star.
A very rare wildflower--the Shooting Star.
Very rare Shooting Star found
on the Diamond Lake trail.
Indian Paintbrush found at
12,000 feet by Herman Lake.
Monkshood found on
Shrine Ridge
.
Purple Paintbrush found on the
Shrine Ridge trail at 11,500 feet.
Elephant Head bush found on
the Shrine Ridge trail at 11,500
feet.