Photo of the Week – Pop of Color

<p><i>Calochortus macrocarpus</i>, Liliaceae<br />
Nighthawk Road, Okanagan-Similkameen, British Columbia, Canada<br />
Nikon D5100, 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6<br />
June 21, 2016</p>

Sagebrush Mariposa Lily

Calochortus macrocarpus, Liliaceae
Nighthawk Road, Okanagan-Similkameen, British Columbia, Canada
Nikon D5100, 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6
June 21, 2016

Went on a successful hunt for a Sage Thrasher on Nighthawk Road and the roadsides were full of these striking purple flowers. Because of their thin grass like leaves these lilies seems to come from nowhere.

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