Photo of the Week – Skyrockets in Flight…

<p><i>Ipomopsis aggregata</i>, Polemoniaceae<br />
Wagonwheel Road, Kootenay Boundary, British Columbia, Canada<br />
Nikon D5100, 105 mm f/2.8<br />
June 21, 2016</p>

Scarlet Gilia

Ipomopsis aggregata, Polemoniaceae
Wagonwheel Road, Kootenay Boundary, British Columbia, Canada
Nikon D5100, 105 mm f/2.8
June 21, 2016

This species is also known as Skyrocket due to the trumpet shape with back curved petal lobes. It really was a highlight of the afternoon when we came across it blooming on a recent trip to the interior.

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