Posted on June 30, 2013 by Bob Berwyn
Paintbrush starting to bloom in the sage scrub!
FRISCO —Even the drive-by spots in Summit County are just littered with wildflowers these days, and some of the best spots to look are in some of the areas that were clear-cut a few years ago. Bright sunlight and plenty of moisture this spring have spurred an amazing variety of flowering plants where there was once only pine tree litter. Meanwhile, the sky was putting on its own show, preparing to fire up a nice round of thunderstorms.
Wild flax produces of the prettiest blue wildflowers.
Storm building over Officers Gulch Pond, Summit County, Colorado.
Thunderstorms started building by mid-day — you can just see the moisture heating and expanding in this rapidly growing cloud over Grays and Torreys.
Bug love …
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