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Warming Gives Us One More Month of Flowers in the Rockies

Warming Gives Us One More Month of Flowers in the Rockies

No matter the temperature, I don’t consider it to be really spring until I spot the first spring beauties of the year. These sweet whitish/pinkish mid-Atlantic florets (Claytonia virginica) are among the first to stretch out of the mud and leaf litter to add a spritely touch to an otherwise brown woodscape.

March 18, 2014 — Hannah Waters

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