Young (non-blooming) Silversword plant6Young (non-blooming) Silversword plantPlumeria flowers--local flower of the Hawaiian Islands63Plumeria flowers--local flower of the Hawaiian IslandsMamane (Sophora chrysophylla) blossoms on gnarled trunks54Mamane (Sophora chrysophylla) blossoms on gnarled trunksHaleakala silversword in full (once in a lifetime) bloom24Haleakala silversword in full (once in a lifetime) bloomSunflower Brightens the Day24Sunflower Brightens the DayWild iris bloom in Glacier Bay18Wild iris bloom in Glacier BaySwamp Lily (wildflower) in Everglades National Park24Swamp Lily (wildflower) in Everglades National ParkVanilla barbellata (worm-vine/ leafless vanilla)35Vanilla barbellata (worm-vine/ leafless vanilla)Pinelands Passionflower  (Passiflora pallens Poepp. ex Masters)63Pinelands Passionflower (Passiflora pallens Poepp. ex Masters)A century plant (Agave havardiana) blooms only once35A century plant (Agave havardiana) blooms only once"Captain's Choice"  (tall bearded Siberian iris)36"Captain's Choice" (tall bearded Siberian iris)Bubbling Waves Iris - Tall Bearded48Bubbling Waves Iris - Tall BeardedMexican Bird of Paradise40Mexican Bird of ParadiseWildflowers on Sahale Arm70Wildflowers on Sahale ArmBluebell Wood - Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales72Bluebell Wood - Brecon Beacons National Park, WalesThe almost extinct Snowdonia Hawkweed35The almost extinct Snowdonia HawkweedSpring brings wildflowers to Estes Park in Colorado70Spring brings wildflowers to Estes Park in ColoradoSilversword plants with spike blossom72Silversword plants with spike blossomEnglemann's Prickly Pear cactus in blossom60Englemann's Prickly Pear cactus in blossomAvalanche Lilies in Olympic National Park48Avalanche Lilies in Olympic National Park