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Harebell Campanula rotundifolia

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 14, 2014

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Rocky Mountain Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nelsoni

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 14, 2014

Description

Along Trail Ridge Road.

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 12, 2014

Description

Growing on a dry hillside, but near a creek, at about 8,000 ft. It reminded me of Allium, but there was no oniony smell.

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Tall Coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 12, 2014

Description

Growing in a low area near a creek.

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fluffberger

Date

August 12, 2014

Description

Growing on a dry hillside, but near a creek, at about 8,000 ft.

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Fremont Geranium Geranium caespitosum var. fremontii

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 12, 2014

Description

Growing on a dry hillside, but near a creek, at about 8,000 ft.

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 12, 2014

Description

Growing on a dry hillside, but near a creek, at about 8,000 ft.

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Aspen Daisy Erigeron speciosus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 12, 2014

Description

Growing on a dry hillside, but near a creek, at about 8,000 ft.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 12, 2014

Description

Growing on a dry hillside, but near a creek, at about 8,000 ft.

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gentians Genus Gentiana

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Tiny purple flowers, tucked down in the grass at 12,000+ ft.

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fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft., in a dry area.

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000+ ft.

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Arctic Gentian Gentiana algida

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000+ ft.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000+ ft. These weren't yellow, more cream colored. There was a lot of variation of leaf color.

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fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft. This was the largest of the tundra flowers I saw. Also called Alpine Sunflower. See http://www.nps.gov/romo/naturescience/yellow_orange_flowers.htm

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fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing in dry, rocky soil around 12,000 ft.

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fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

I think this is Alpine Avens--Guem rosii ssp turbinate, found at 12,000 ft. on the tundra. See http://www.nps.gov/romo/naturescience/yellow_orange_flowers.htm

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American Bistort Bistorta bistortoides

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft.

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fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft.

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Silene acaulis ssp subacaulescens Silene acaulis var. subacaulescens

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000+ ft. Also called Moss Campion--see http://www.nps.gov/romo/naturescience/pink_red_wildflowers.htm

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000+ ft.

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Grasshoppers Suborder Caelifera

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

At 12,000+ ft.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft., and in a steady wind of 30+ mph!

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft.

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field mouse-ear chickweed Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft.

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common yarrow Achillea millefolium

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft.

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Grasses and Allies Order Poales

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing above the tree line at 12,000 ft.

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

These may be spent flowers, but I'd still like an ID if possible. They're growing above the tree line around 12,000 ft.