It is the end of summer, Asters are one of my favorite flowers to see each year. When they arrive in my area in northern Arizona, it is usually towards the end of summer. Here is one of the first I saw in the second half of August. Learn more about them here: ASTERS
Calochortus is the genus of lily with three species, Calochortus gunnisonii, Calochortus flexuosus, and Calochortus nuttallii. They are interchangeably called Sego Lily or Mariposa Lily. Learn more here: SEGO LILY. This one is C.gunnisonii, I found in northern Arizona in a high mountain meadow area.
Sunflower season has begun here in northern Arizona!
The earth’s tilt has now made the angle of the sun noticeably different, creating more striking shadows. The nights have cooled off a bit and another blanket is needed in the early morning. The Asters are blooming. All telling things that summer is waning, autumn will be here soon. Here is some summer flowers I… Read More END OF SUMMER