Meadowmom

Meadowmom

Posted on 10/30/2013


Photo taken on April 11, 1998


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Death Valley
Hopsage
Grayia


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pink These are not blossoms.

pink These are not blossoms.
Hopsage, Grayia spinosa
Death Valley.

The colorful"petals" are bracts. The actual flowers are tiny, drab beige-gray.

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W9JIM - Jim Doss
W9JIM - Jim Doss
That's a very bright one! Most of the time, the ones I see, are just a pale pinkish color.
5 years ago.
Meadowmom has replied to W9JIM - Jim Doss
1998 - the greatest wildflower year.
5 years ago.
Pam J
Pam J
Thats a stunner !
5 years ago.