Another view along Alternate Highway 14 south of in South Dakota near Spearfish.
Wild sunflowers, by a wayside rest in South Dakota.
Almost all of central South Dakota looks like this. It has its own beauty though.
A bug's eye view of a field.
Buffalo Gap National Grasslands, southwest South Dakota, 7/2011.
Rock outcrop along Alternate Highway 14 south of near Spearfish, South Dakota.
Beardtongue near Lead, South Dakota.
Columbia Kittentails. (Sythyris missurica) Wahclella Falls Trail, 04/2012.
Flat-leaved Eryngium (Eryngium planum) Lonngwood Gardens, SE PA. 2011.
Forget-Me-Nots and dandelions along old highway Columbia Gorge.
Downtown Portland, Oregon seen from the Portland Rose Garden. Portland is also known for its beer, food carts, bicycling, a world-class Japanese garden, and a small, but wonderful Chinese garden. And their motto is: "Keep Portland Weird." 9/2011. http://www.travelportland.com/
The trail goes right through a lot of poison oak. It is pretty, though.
Wild lobelia, Garnet ghost town area, Montana. 2011.
Sweet clover near the Minuteman Missle monument in the Buffalo Gap National Grasslands, South Dakota. Even though there is not a tree in sight, it has its own special beauty.
This is an international test garden, so they have a huge variety of roses.