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jdeitsch

A Collection of Coloradan Blues

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jdeitsch    7795

These were all taken within Rocky Mountain National Park during July 18-21.

Blue Copper? - Endovalley, ~8000 ft along a stream

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35695066593_b532dd94f1_z.jpgposs Blue Copper by John Deitsch, on Flickr

Acmon Blue confirm? - Wild Basin, ~7000 ft  in coniferous forest along a stream

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Blue sp - Endovalley, in a montane meadow

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Blue sp - Trail Ridge Rd, alpine tundra at 11,000 ft

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I have a few coppers as well, but I'll save those for another post.
 
 
 
 

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DavidT    3954

1. Yes.

2. Actually the identical Lupine Blue, separated only by range or dissection. Acmon Blue is the one limited to the pacific coast states and Nevada, although the Kaufman guide has the ranges of the two mixed up.

3. I want to say Greenish Blue.

4. Arctic Blue.

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jdeitsch    7795
32 minutes ago, DavidT said:

1. Yes.

2. Actually the identical Lupine Blue, separated only by range or dissection. Acmon Blue is the one limited to the pacific coast states and Nevada, although the Kaufman guide has the ranges of the two mixed up.

3. I want to say Greenish Blue.

4. Arctic Blue.

Thanks! That's interesting about the Acmon/Lupine... thanks for the heads up. I had pinned #3 as a possible Greenish Blue. The Arctic Blue is so beautiful.

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psweet    7820

I'm not sure if Kaufmann has the ranges mixed up, or if the prevailing idea on these two has changed over the years.

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