Also known as elkweed and green gentian, the monument plant is found in both the Cascade and Rocky Mountains. This close-up of one its flowers was found and photographed
Colorado's Marroon Bells just outside of Aspen.
- © 2014
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- Contained in galleries
- Gentianaceae (Gentians), White Wildflowers