Moss campion is a typical cushion plant. It makes tidy little ground-hugging mounds with only its small leaves exposed to the weather. The flower buds hide between the leaves until many of them pop out at once to cover the cushion with color. To appreciate its beauty, moss campion needs to be looked at close-up. The individual flowers are only about 0.4 inch across. And we were lucky, because these plants bloom for only a few weeks each summer, above the tree line in the high mountains of the Rockies.
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