A coastal pine tree sprouts candles as it readies for the summer growing season.
A steer’s head blossom emerges from under the snow in the Rattlesnake Recreation Area near Missoula, Montana. The flower’s name derives from its shape which resembles the skull of a cow.
Leaves have turned an autumn gold in the Mt. Baker area of northern Washington.
Fall foliage lights up the trail to Baker Lake on the west fork of Bitterroot valley in western Montana.
An painted decal adorns an antique threshing machine on display at Fort Missoula in Missoula, Montana.
An elegant crystal chandelier lights up the ballrom in the Helena Civic Center in Helena, Montana.
Ice on Bear Creek in the Bitterroot Valley of western Montana