17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

I went out for a hike in November, when most smaller plants like these flowers are dead. These, however, were proud, healthy flowers in the winter air. Two weeks later, when I went back to that spot, they were dead.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: SM-G950U
Copyright: © Madeleine Roth