Spring Wildflowers (and more) #7, Rio Grande, NM


June 7, 2015. The late season snows of not many weeks ago continue to provide us with a bountiful spring season, soon to be summer. You’ll see next that I’m a sucker for the pricklypear flower.

Pricklypear

Pricklypear

Pricklypear

Pricklypear

Pricklypear

Pricklypear

Yellow Salsify seedpod

Yellow Salsify seeds

Taos Creek is running high

Taos Creek is running high

Russian Thistle

Russian Thistle

Russian Olive and Tamarisk - both exotics, but good-looking nonetheless

Russian Olive and Tamarisk – both exotics, but good-looking nonetheless

Roses

Roses

Canyon Grape

Canyon Grape

Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper

Indian paintbrush

Indian paintbrush

Wafer Ash aka New Mexico Hop tree

Wafer Ash aka New Mexico Hop tree

Poison Ivy & Canyon Grape

Poison Ivy (“leaves of three, let it be”) & Canyon Grape

Mock Orange

Mock Orange

Lorie, haloed by roses

Lorie, haloed by roses

About believesteve

I am a photographer and have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-grand/id672492447?ls=1
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