Dichelostemma capitatum: Don’t Google Its Common Name

“Blue thou art, intensely blue; Flower, whence came thy dazzling hue?” — James Montgomery (British poet, campaigner to end child exploitation) The winter rains have blessed us with a bounty of wildflowers.  As I headed out to the mountains last Sunday, I hoped that a break in the rain would give me the opportunity to shoot…

Wildflower Love: Lupines

“Now my fine friends, no false moves please.  I want you to hand over all the lupins you’ve got.” –Dennis Moore (Monty Python character, poacher of posies) I could start off with hyperbole that waxes the rapture that I have when delved in the botanical world, but let’s face it, wordiness is NOT my thing. So flat…