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Skyrocket & Caterpillar

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“Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant of the Polemoniaceae family. Its common names include, scarlet trumpet, and skyrocket. It is native to western North America, growing mainly in the central to western regions and ranging from as far north as British Columbia to Mexico.

It has characteristic red, trumpet-shaped flowers and basal leaves stemming from a single erect stem. There are many subspecies.” Source: Wikipedia.

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  1. Lillian
    July 27th, 2009 at 08:00 | #1

    Very beautiful flower. I wish I had them growing in my flower garden. Thanks

  2. Carla Koplein
    July 27th, 2009 at 08:21 | #2

    Very pretty, and unusual. I don’t recognize that wild flower. Maybe they don’t grow up here.

  3. Brian
    July 27th, 2009 at 12:10 | #3

    Cool Dave. Have not ever noticed this one growing here.

  4. July 28th, 2009 at 08:51 | #4

    @Carla Koplein
    I think they grow there, buy only in the Mountains.

  5. Carla Jean
    July 29th, 2009 at 11:28 | #5

    Very exquisite

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