Here is a carpet of San Juan Mountain wildflowers. Alpine Avens, Alpine Mertensia, Alpine Paintbrush, Bistort, ndian Paintbrush, Leafy Arnica, Leafy Bract Aster, Elephant Head, and Alpine Moretensia grow around the shores of Clear Lake, a hanging lake below Peak 13309 at the end of FS 815, located in the mountains between Ouray and Silverton, Colorado.

Wildflower Photographs from the San Juan Mountains

Wildflowers in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado are at their peak between mid-July and mid-August. You can find wildflowers in the disturbed soil near roads, in high mountain valleys, and along numerous streams and waterfalls. Below is a portfolio of photographs of San Juan Mountain wildflowers.

Other photographs taken in the San Juan Mountains

Here is a list of posts containing more photographs of the San Juan Mountains of Colorado:

San Juan Mountain wildflowers portfolio

Identifying the wildflowers

To help us identify the wildflowers we photographed, we mainly used Dr. Mary Dubler’s online guide. In some cases, we simply typed a description into Google to help us with the identification.

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