Floral Friday: Wildflowers, Yosemite

The wildflowers were gorgeous Wednesday on the trail from Tioga Road to Mono Pass in Yosemite.  I’ll write more about the hike itself in a day or two…  it was amazing!

Yosemite Camping July 102

Yosemite Camping July 104

Yosemite Camping July 105

Yosemite Camping July 112

Yosemite Camping July 120

Yosemite Camping July 114

Yosemite Camping July 134

Photos taken July 10th, 2013


  1. Alex Jones says:

    You have a good diversity of flowers.


    1. The wildflowers were much better than I expected them to be this year, considering how dry our winter was.


  2. montucky says:

    Beautiful, Linda!


  3. andrea says:

    Good evening Linda,
    your pictures are the real eye-catcher that penetrate to the essence.
    I liked it when you like to come back.Subscribed to you so I can see what you posted about beautiful hast.wenn you in my previous article click want to role the whole page down please and below in the middle are the respective categories, much Spass.Ich wish you a beautiful Abend.Herzlichste greetings sends friends Andrea from Oberhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia.


    1. Thank you, Andreas. I enjoy the photography on your site. Tchues!


      1. andrea says:

        The happy love Linda.
        Good evening Linda.
        Have me already gefunden.wenn me to subscribe to see me in the reader and can from there likes when it pleases or on my Wpseite quite down in the Middle you will find scrolling you can then click a button with the respective categories since the article.However, the reader is better.
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  4. Claire says:

    Beautiful! I hope you enjoyed (or are enjoying) your time there!


    1. We’re home now. 🙂 It was a wonderful trip!


  5. mmtread says:

    Love the iris, and the lupin – reminds me of spring in Maine.


    1. The iris actually makes me laugh. That’s the only one my son didn’t want to stop for. He said, which is true, that they grow all over our neighborhood (landscaped), so why bother taking photos? I thought if was pretty cool to see them growing wild. The lupin were gorgeous… and they were growing all over. You would’ve loved them!


      1. mmtread says:

        I’m not sure if they were wild or not, but there were always the most amazingly delicate, pale blue little iris growing near Shinto shrines in Japan. They looked something like this: http://thesprucery.com/flowers/perennials-g-z/i-l/iris/japanese-iris/
        Here in Hungary we find wild iris a lot in the spring, and there are 3 things that are notable about them. 1: They tend to grow in very dry, grassy areas. 2: The leaves never get more than 4-6 inches long. 3: Despite the diminutive size of the foliage, the flowers are the size that you would expect on cultivated bearded iris, but on a stem only 2-4 inches high. Strange little plant, really.


  6. Planting Potatoes says:

    always love your photos from Yosemite!


  7. Wonderful and vibrant colors, I love this season. Thanks for sharing. Allie


    1. There aren’t many wildflowers blooming near where we live now that spring has passed. It’s wonderful to see them in the mountains. 🙂


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