DiB Mountain Adventures

Mountain Flora

Whenever and wherever I am in the mountains, I'm always struck by the amazing array of flowers that survive and thrive in inhospitable surroundings. Here are an assortment of photos - usually taken to aid identification when I return to base.

If you're looking for a comprehensive catalogue of british wild flowers, check out www.thewildflowersociety.com  

I heartily recommend  www.ukwildflowers.com which has a substantial selection of European Wild Flowers as well as UK which can be searched through close-up thumbnail images 

www.alpineflowers.net is easy to search by flower colour and month of flowering

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Glacier Crowfoot

Posted by Di Brooksbank on Saturday, June 2, 2012, In : Alps 

Ranunculus Glacialis - growing high on Alpine passes 

these were on the top of Col D'Arpette, Switzerland July 2011


and this one tinged pink was on the Col de Bonhomme, France also July 2011
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Long-leaved Hare's Ear

Posted by Di Brooksbank on Saturday, January 21, 2012, In : Alps 

Buplerum longifolium - Long-leaved Hare's Ear Flowers. Used in Chinese medicine

Found growing below Fenetre d'Arpette en route to Trient, Tour du Mont Blanc, Switzerland August 2011

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