Native flora…

…fading deep into autumn – this beauty is hanging on to that last bit colour before winter sets in.   Advertisements

Blue poppies…

Blue poppies (Papaveraceae) in the Valley of Flowers national park high in the Himalayas in the Chamoli district, India. The remote valley is famous for its meadows of alpine flowers and stretches over an area of 87.5 square kilometres. With more than 300 varieties of flowers, it was declared a national park in 1982 and…

Blue harebell…

Harebell in moss A blue harebell dips its head in a pillow of reindeer moss (Cladonia rangiferina) in the alpine taiga of Baikalo-Lensky Zapovednik Photography by Igor Shpolenok