Alpine Sunflowers

a photo of alpine sunflowers
The "tall" yellow composites are alpine sunflowers (Rydbergia grandiflora). They are among the easiest yellow composites to identify because they are among the tallest and showiest of the alpine tundra plants.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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Estes Park, CO 80517


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