FLOWERS OF THE ATACAMA DESERT48FLOWERS OF THE ATACAMA DESERTGlory of the Sun,(Leucocoryne purpurea)45Glory of the Sun,(Leucocoryne purpurea)Blue Atacama Blossoms match the Sky35Blue Atacama Blossoms match the SkyRed blossoms in the Atacamba Desert35Red blossoms in the Atacamba DesertEl Nino brings the Atacama Desert into bloom70El Nino brings the Atacama Desert into bloomWildflower in Nahuel Huapi National Park AR24Wildflower in Nahuel Huapi National Park ARYoung (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 Arm