GPT – Photo of the Week

This week’s beautiful photo comes from Steven Maul who lives in Nebraska. Here is what he had to say about it, and we couldn’t agree more! Thanks Steven!

I tend to focus more on the weather, miles hiked, water supplies, and food for the day more so than on what may be at my feet.  Be sure to look down! I spotted this clump of Prairie Smoke flowers on the Bison Trail, and more not far from the CCC Trailhead of the Maah Daah Hey.  The endless vistas on the Great Plains are amazing but the small things in front of you like these wildflowers in May are spectacular!

Photo: Steven Maul

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2 Responses to GPT – Photo of the Week

  1. Excellent point, Steven. The Great Plains is beautiful on a grand scale and right at our feet.

  2. bubbasuess says:

    Those are really interesting! They look very similar to the seed phase of the western pasque flower we have at here. It looks like they have very different flower stages though. I don’t have a close up of the flowers but if you zoom in on the bottom part of this image you can get a sense of what I mean:

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