I look at these photos and I think "Man, you should have been there!"
Native Colorado orchids — Fairy Slippers or (Calypso Orchid) and the Brown Spotted Orchid
and a few cultivated plants.
The Columbine, our State Flower, can be found almost anywhere in the Rockies.
See the Orchid album for pink Fairy Slippers.
Red Indian Paintbrush puts a splash of brilliant color in many Colorado landscapes.
A splash of gold...!