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Indian Paintbrush

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 18 October 2013 in Plant & Nature.

Anyone who follows this blog knows this flower. It's pretty common on these mountain hikes but eye-catching, too.

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PATRICK from miramas, France

splandid capture and color

18 Oct 2013 5:12am

Rui Ting Au Yeung from flushing, United States

a beautiful name for a beautiful flower

18 Oct 2013 5:19am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Vivid and beautiful red

18 Oct 2013 6:54am

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe prise aux belles couleurs!!! amitiés

18 Oct 2013 7:17am

Veronique from Tarbes, France

Yes ! they are so nice and bright !

18 Oct 2013 7:43am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

superb shot
well done

18 Oct 2013 7:58am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Vibrant capture and wonderful name for this most artistic of flowers!

18 Oct 2013 9:33am

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful and vibrant!! A feast for the eyes:)))

18 Oct 2013 11:16am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Beautiful summer mood, interesting name for the flower.

18 Oct 2013 11:20am

Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

Lovely flowers, the red colour is really eye-catching. I like the strong light here.

18 Oct 2013 11:26am

Frances Gaffey from Massachusetts, United States

Lovely shot Steve! The colors and contrasting flowers are spot-on.

18 Oct 2013 12:34pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb colors!

18 Oct 2013 2:14pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Beautiful composition, Steve! These beauties are definitely in my personal top 3 favorites, along with the California Poppy and Texas Bluebonnet. Just gorgeous, Steve.

18 Oct 2013 2:20pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Love those colors

18 Oct 2013 2:31pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Excellent capture of this beautiful flower as it is backlit by the sunlight!! One of my favorite flowers that you've showcased!

18 Oct 2013 2:32pm

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Splendid capture of these colorful flowers - I must say I have not seen them around here and I hike a lot.
Are they a native in your area .....
Kindest regards Monika

18 Oct 2013 4:09pm (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Nice flower's image.

18 Oct 2013 5:43pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image of these lovely flowers. Gorgeous colours. :)

18 Oct 2013 5:57pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Good memories of some of our best hiking days in the Rockies! :-)

18 Oct 2013 7:21pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very attractive flower and colors; lovely capture!

18 Oct 2013 7:37pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


18 Oct 2013 11:26pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

Yes, they sure are eye catching, gorgeous color in them too!

20 Oct 2013 3:11am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique bouquet de fleur rouges quelle douceur

21 Oct 2013 3:31am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Absolutely one of my favorite western wildflowers. Nice grouping you found here.

22 Oct 2013 1:21am

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

Wonderful to see these, they are beautiful !!

22 Oct 2013 3:19am

franz from Baden, Austria

pretty profusion of colours and shapes ...

22 Oct 2013 12:09pm