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What

Rocky Mountain Elk Cervus elaphus ssp. nelsoni

Observer

mdrearick

Date

September 27, 2014

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What

Harebell Campanula rotundifolia

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 14, 2014

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What

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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What

Tall Coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 12, 2014

Description

Growing in a low area near a creek.

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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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What

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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What

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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What

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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Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

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

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000+ ft.

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What

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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Observer

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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Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

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

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Observer

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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What

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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Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft.

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What

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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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000+ ft.

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What

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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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft.

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What

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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What

common yarrow Achillea millefolium

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Growing at 12,000 ft.

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What

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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