The Secret Super Power of Wildflowers

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Wildflowers growing high in the mountains have a very short season to show off their gorgeous blooms. To extend their blooming season, a few of these flowers have a secret super power. Some species of wildflowers, like the aptly named Avalanche Lilly, actually produce heat to melt off the last remaining snow around them to extend that season. Click here to see even more detailed descriptions.

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Indian Paintbrush
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Colorado Columbine
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Sticky Purple Geranium
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Woods’ Rose
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Arnica
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Columbian Monkshood
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Hayden’s Gilia

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