Very beautiful flowers and good shot
You know the name of all wildflowers too
Have Nice Life
Thank you, Greg! This plant is circumpolar. Legend has it, that this was Linneas' favorite flower, so that is why the genus bears his name.
Behrooz, it's very nice to hear from you! Thank you for your comments!
I love your flower pictures anyway, but I'm particularly delighted to see this. It's the flower of the province of Smoland in Sweden, where my grandmother came from. (Of course Linneas ws Swedish.) I've seen it in Newfoundland and in British Columbia, but never under conditions where I could get a decent photo. There's some in a nature preserve a few miles from our Wisconsin summer home, but we don't come in time to see it. So I give you special thanks for this!
Thank you for commenting on this photo, Marilyn. It is often a hard plant to photograph, but I was lucky this time. Instead of being in deep shade as they often are, this one was in part sun, sprawling across the top of a boulder which meant I didn't have to lay on my stomach to get a photo. It was also large, and quite colorful for Twin Flower.
Yes, I know: that "deep shade" was what kept me from getting photos. But now I can enjoy yours!
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Photo taken in Lost Creek State Park, 5750 Lost Creek Road, Anaconda, MT 59711, USA
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