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"Fairy Trumpets"
Scarlet gilia (Ipomopsis aggregeta), a wildflower growing near Crested Butte, Gunnison National Forest, Colorado, USA. It is also known as fairy trumpet or scarlet skyrocket or skunk flower or desert trumpet.

This image was a finalist in the Outdoor Photographer 3rd Annual Nature's Colors Photo Contest.

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