Friday Flower – Balsamroot with a backdrop of Tetons

Wildflowers with the Tetons – Photograph By Laura Lecce

These beautiful, bright and sunny wildflowers are known commonly as balsamroot, or scientifically called Balsamorhiza. They are a member of the sunflower family and make a stunning foreground for a photo of the Teton mountain range. They are a golden flag for the Spring season and provide food for many grass and plant eating animals such as deer, elk, pronghorn and bighorn sheep. There were many grassy valleys and hillsides inundated with large tufts of golden flowers, and they appear in so many of my wildlife photos. They wildflowers really brightened up my trip and I hope they brighten up your weekend, have a great one everyone!

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6 thoughts on “Friday Flower – Balsamroot with a backdrop of Tetons

    1. Hi Margaret,
      I think you would find them stunning. The sunsets behind the Tetons transformed the sky into so many wonderful colors. It was such a picturesque landscape.
      I hope one day you get it visit them.

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