The elusive edelweiss
It only grows above 2000m on rocky soil... so one has to sweat a bit to see this one!
La Benoite Rampante
I can't help myself but thinking of Dr Seuss when I see this little fellah on the side of an Alp
La belle fleur bleue de Maurienne
If you know the name of this one, let me know!
Joubarbe des montagnes
Mélampyre des bois
a stunning two-toned flower found in the woodlands below the treeline
My first digital capture of this rare alpine flower...
Joubarbe up close
Yellow carpet of color
Taken in the Belledonne range
Gentiane en trompette - Gentiana acaulis
Quel beau bleu!!
despite its name, this was found above the treeline, near the Dent d'Oche in Haute Savoie
near Dent d'Oche, in Hte Savoie
Lys de Martagon
Small and awesomely intricate
don't know the name of this beauty
Mélampyre des Bois