Erigeron (06/20/2006) A wildflower found near the Middle Fork of the Weber River.
Green False Hellebore (06/20/2006) Green False Hellebone (Veratrum viride of the family Melanthiaceae) likes boggy areas near forests. This image was taken near the Middle Fork of the Weber River in the Uinta Mountains.
Indian Paint Brush (06/20/2006) Indian Paint Brush (Castilleja spp.) is semi-parasitic plant that brightens the forest floor of the Rockies with bright red flowers.
Bog Orchid (06/20/2006) I believe this to be a Bog Orchid. The image is from near the Middle Fork of the Weber River in the Uinta mountains.
Wild Onions (06/20/2006) Wild Onions found on the Middle Fork of the Weber River Trail.
Sticky Geranium (06/20/2006) This picture of a Sticky Geranium (Geranium viscosissimum in the family Geraniaceae) was taken in the Uinta Mountains near the Middle Fork of the Weber River.
Tiny Plants (06/20/2006) Tiny plants growing near rocks and pebbles in the Middle Fork of the Weber area.
Shooting Star (06/20/2006) A shooting star (Dodecatheon spp.) growing in a bog in the Upper Weber River area of the Uinta Mountains.
Sticky Geranium (06/15/2006) A sticky geranium along the Elbow Fork Trail in the Wasatch Mountains.
TBD (06/20/2006) Wildflower found near the intersection of Yellow Pine and Beaver Creek in the Uinta Mountains.
Penstemon (06/20/2006) A Penstemon near Yellow Pine Creek in the Uintas.
TBD - Wildflower (06/20/2006) Wildflowers growing near S213 along the Weber River in the Uinta Mountains.
When visiting the Mountain West, one should take the time to view the beautiful wildflowers lining trails and mountainsides. This gallery includes images of Wildflowers.
Although I am not a professional botanist, I will try include family and genus with the pictures. When I feel daring, I will include the species. Feel free to correct my mistakes. See Flowers by Family for my best guesses at classifying the plants.