Rays's picture

Alpine flowers

Observed: 23rd July 2008 By: Rays

High on Italian Alps

    Likely ID
    Rhododendron hirsutum
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


martinjohnbishop's picture

You need to move the others

You need to move the others to separate entries.

lavateraguy's picture

I think that the other two are ...

... Leontopodium alpinum and a poppy of the Papaver nudicaule group.

martinjohnbishop's picture

Papaver nudicaule group is

Papaver nudicaule group is largely asiatic and cultivated in Europe. This looks like the wild plant Papaver alpinum aggr.

martinjohnbishop's picture

Not Leontopodium alpinum

which has entire greyish woolly leaves, not green much dissected as here. Looks like Achillea, perhaps A. oxyloba.