Colorado's Summer Wildflowers

Want to know where the wildflowers grow? Every summer, Colorado's mountainsides explode in a Technicolor flora supernova.

(This story originally appeared in the July/August 2014 issue of Colorado Life Magazine)

These shots of summer in Crested Butte shows why the Colorado state legislature named the town the “Wildflower Capital of Colorado” in 1990, the same year Crested Butte started a popular annual festival to celebrate its blooming midsummer flowers. This year’s Crested Butte Wildflower Festival runs July 13-19.



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