Day 225: May 8, 2005 - Purple Flowers


by Karen Williams
I take a lot of pictures of flowers while I am hiking. Christian often comments on my staring more at the ground than the bigger surroundings. I enjoy searching for new types of flowers I haven't seen before, and the more I hike around Zion and explore different and more remote areas of the park, the more I am rewarded with the sight of flowers I have not previously seen. I am always interested in the variety of plantlife that exists in this somewhat harsh environment of sand and stone. As usual, I am not sure of the name of this plant. I will have to start studying botany to figure out what all these amazing plants are called.

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