the POSH Guide

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Tiger Lilies

Jul 12, 2024

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Among all the flowers one encounters along the trails this time of year, Tiger Lilies are my favorite. A stem full of tiger lilies.

Wildflower Along BPA Road

Jul 8, 2024

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Every year in late June to early July, BPA Road in Portland's Forest Park is lined with wildflowers. Most of them are quite common, such as daisies and lupin, but the profusion is quite pretty. A pretty pink flower.

Caper Blossom

Jul 3, 2024

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I became rather enamored of capers when I was in Malta in 2023. They were in full bloom everywhere and appeared startlingly other-worldly. A caper close-up.

Lotus Flower

Jun 27, 2024

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From the archives: Lotus flower in the lagoon at Candidasa, Bali, around 2010. Freshly bloomed lotus flower.

Cactus Flower

Jun 23, 2024

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Cactus bloom, Galapagos, around 2015 A bright yellow flower on a prickly cactus.