Haggerty’s Hikes Column July 05, 2009

FLOWER POWER

A GROUP OF WILDFLOWER ENTHUSIASTS scours a Grand Mesa hillside recently. Below are wildflowers native to the mesa. Top, king’s crown; bottom left, Grand Mesa penstemon; and bottom right, scarlet gilia hybrid.



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A GROUP OF WILDFLOWER ENTHUSIASTS scours a Grand Mesa hillside recently. Below are wildflowers native to the mesa. Top, king’s crown; bottom left, Grand Mesa penstemon; and bottom right, scarlet gilia hybrid.

“We can eat after botanizing,” said Mary Mastin, secretary of the Western Colorado Gardening Foundation. Mary and her first mate, Joe, have a cabin on the Grand Mesa near…




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