Late Winter Frost and the Promise of Spring

A Winter fog crept in from the prairie this morning making it an ideal time to hike up to the top of Boulder’s Sanitas Valley Trail to view air frost on cold pine needles. It was easy to spot the frost forming on the side of the trees facing the incoming fog…

Fog Facing Frost

Air Frost Flocking the Pine Trees

Upon closer inspection the frost revealed this feathery detail…

Air frost on Pine Needles

Even on this frosty Winter morning the promise of Spring could not be denied thanks to this courageous early Candytuft…

Wild Candytuft (Noccaea fendleri)

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