slgwv's photos with the blossom

IMG 4771

IMG 4771
Added on May  4, 2017

Western redbud

Western redbud
I think, but anyone who knows better please say so! Cercis occidentalis, by Lake Shasta, California. The inset is a close-up of the blossoms, on a different individual of the same species.
Added on May  4, 2017

PFF

PFF
Pink Fuzzy Flower. ID, anyone? Off the trail to Triangle Lake in the Sierra Nevada, California. Map location is approximate.
Added on November 13, 2014

Blooming creosote bush

Blooming creosote bush
A.k.a. greasewood. Larrea tridentata. Southern Nevada, near the tiny town of Moapa about 50 miles NNE of Las Vegas. This is a very typical shrub of the Mojave desert. In the adjacent pictures you can see how it tends to occur evenly spaced, almost as…
Added on May 22, 2014

Fireweed

Fireweed
Chamerion angustifolium. Next to an old juniper snag. Fireweed (per Wikipedia, called rosebay willowherb in Britain) is found thruout much of the Northern Hemisphere. These specimens are off the Pacific Crest Trail above Echo Lakes, Sierra Nevada, Cali…
Added on November 13, 2014

Desert Peach

Desert Peach
Prunus andersonii. Native to western Nevada and adjacent California. It _is_ in the same genus as peaches, cherries, and almonds. It is a thornbush whose pink-to-red flowers (seen here) turn into a small fuzzy fruit. It's not particularly edible altho…
Added on December 13, 2011

MPFs

MPFs
More Pink Flowers. In the Salt Wells basin, off US 50, Nevada, in some extremely dry terrain.
Added on June 12, 2014

Pink flowers

Pink flowers
ID, anyone? They're in the drainage of San Juan Creek, Toiyabe Range, Nevada. Map location is approximate.
Added on May 29, 2014