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- Flowers of the Pyrenees – Flora Pyrenaica VI, Saxifraga – the Stonebreakers!
- Flowers of the Pyrenees – Flora Pyrenaica V, Purplish-Pinky-Violet..!
- Flowers of the Pyrenees – Flora Pyrenaica IV, White
- Flowers of the Pyrenees – Flora Pyrenaica III, Yellow
- Flowers of the Pyrenees – Flora Pyrenaica II, Red
Tagsahimsa Alps Aneto An Samhain autumn autumnal colour Benasque Valley blackberries Bola del Mundo broom butterflies Cerro de Valdemartín Claveles climate change cold Autumn days cold Spring days cool summer daffodils dodgy media Dos Hermanas farsa nacional de guadarrama ferns Fuenfría valley fungi getting back to nature guiris in Guadarrama Hermana Menor Ireland kids gettin' out there kids in the mountains lack of snow la Maladeta La Peñota little gnome in the snow Loma del Noruego Lozoya valley Montón de Trigo Mountain skiing national farce of guadarrama nature Navalmedio valley peonia Peñalara Peñalara East face Peñalara ski Pico Cordier pine forests pines Pinus sylvestris piorno Pirineos poppy Pyrenees sheep-shearing Sierra Guadarrama Siete Picos Siete Picos ski snow Spring Spring Gentian steep ski strange Spring Summer sun beating down temperature changes the aesthetics of snow trash Valle de Benasque very weird weather weird weather wild camping Winter Winter wonderland yo-yo weather Éire
Category Archives: Mountain
My last post on this subject is dedicated to a few flowers of the genus Saxifraga, literally translatable from Latin as ‘stone-breaker’ and commonly known in English as Saxifrage or Rockfoil. There is some debate as to the sense of … Continue reading
The ‘colour’ of a flower is sometimes not so easy to define, either because it combines two or more colours or because the colour varies across a certain spectrum or because our words to describe colour fall short. For example, … Continue reading
White flowers some may find a bit less spectacular than others, but they are nonetheless beautiful too. And among their number we have some of the most highly prized of all alpine flowers. Whatever you opine as to the beauty … Continue reading
Yellow, countless wildflowers bloom in this colour..well, surely botanists have counted them, but i haven’t. Just looking thru the lists of Flora Pyrenaica there are hundreds. Here are a few.. Lilium pyrenaicum, known in English as Pyrenean Lily, Yellow Martagon … Continue reading
This Summer in the Pyrenees the star of the floral show was almost certainly Sempervivum montanum, in Spanish Siempreviva de montaña and rather quaintly known as Mountain Houseleek in English. I have to say that i much prefer the French … Continue reading
The natural phenomenon that is Pyrenees, tectonic collision by-product, geological immensity, inexhaustible mountain range that separates Iberia from the rest of Europe.. And just that same central chunk that i have already visited so many times.. and still so many … Continue reading