Snow Buttercup (Ranunculus adoneus)

Loveland Pass, July 1, 2017. Normal lens.

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In snow near Loveland Pass, July 1, 2015. These next two are with a 100 mm macro lens.

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From just below summit of Mt Massive on east ridge on July 5, 2010. Very elegant opening. I do not recall ever seeing these before; apparently they come out even through the snow. They are the largest buttercups found in this area.

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Then I went on a search and found fields of them near the snow and damp spots on the west side of the saddle just south of Argentine Peak, Juy 10, 2010.

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And here is one near Mt Evans W of Alma (Sacramento Gulch) coming out through the snow.

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