Wildflowers

Blooming Showy Milkweed at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2018-06-16T05:28:43+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Utah, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Showy Milkweeds are an important source of nectar for butterflies, especially Monarch Butterflies who not only use them as a nectar source but also use them for laying their eggs on and as a larval host.

Gray Catbird Plus Blooming Hound’s Tongue Photos

2018-06-09T06:21:51+00:00 June 9th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Gray Catbirds, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I enjoyed my time yesterday morning photographing the Gray Catbird and the Hound's Tongue in bloom but I really wish I had been as happy with my catbird photos as I am the wildflower images.

Mountain Goldenbanner In The Wasatch Mountains – Yellow Wildflowers

2018-06-07T05:05:37+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Utah, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Three days ago there was some Mountain Goldenbanner blooming next to a creek in the canyons of the Wasatch Mountains and I simply had to take some photos of these bright yellow wildflowers.

Blooming Desert Globemallows – Orange Wildflowers That Brighten the Desert

2018-05-22T04:22:40+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Box Elder County, Utah, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The wildflowers I photographed are Desert Globemallows (Sphaeralcea ambigua) and they were blooming abundantly on the road to the jetty, I don't think I have seen so many of them in full bloom before.