Sunflowers pop up all over the place each summer, they become more abundant once the monsoon season begins here in northern Arizona. They are widely distributed throughout North America, known as Common, Roadside, or Prairie Sunflowers.
Summer blooms are beginning to happen. These are from the high desert, south of Grand Canyon.
Columbines come in many colors and bi-colors, which are native to North America, Europe, and Asia. They are found in high elevation areas in the northern hemisphere, in woodland and meadow areas. Here are some Golden Columbines, found in northern Arizona, about 7000 feet in elevation.
Asters are star shaped wild flowers that are lilac with dark green leaves. They bloom from July to October. There are over 180 different species of asters, all but one are within Eurasia. They come in the colors of whites, purples, blues, and pinks. The North America species is called aster amelius, this is the… Read More ASTERS