These Scarlet Paintbrush flowers was photographed along the trail while hiking Fourth of July Trail in Indian Peaks Wilderness, near Eldora, Colorado. There are other types of Paintbrush Flowers all through the Rocky Mountains in the United States. Paintbrush flowers are usually found in higher elevations, the most common color is red with a wide or a thin like paintbrsh tip pedals. The Rose and Sulfur are the uncommon colors.
Pentax *istDS camera with a Pentax 18 – 55mm lens.