At this time of year, mountain meadows are awash with wildflowers. Here are four of the myriad species.
The pearly everlasting gains its name both from its appearance, and from the ease with which it can be dried for winter bouquets.
All parts of the Columbian monkshood are highly poisonous. Indeed, the genus name, aconitum, means without a struggle suggesting how its victim would expire.
The pink mountain heather is an evergreen shrub with a profusion of tiny flowers.
Bear grass is a majestic plant that grows from one to two metres in height and is festooned with hundreds of white to creamy flowers.