Fluttering Flowers
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Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
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Flower of the Day: Edelweiss

Submitted by on November 8, 2014 – 8:56 amNo Comment
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edelweiss-150Your Road Trips Gardener was surprised to find this familiar flower growing in a most unfamiliar place last July.

Turns out that edelweiss abounds in Hustai National Park in Mongolia.

According to Wikipedia, Leontopodium alpinum is part of the Asteraceae (daisy/sunflower) family. It’s described as a scarce, short-lived flower found in remote mountain areas.

No sign of Julie Andrews, though.

(Photo ©2014 by Susan McKee)

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