Wildflowers of Switzerland’s Zermatt – More Than Just the Edelweiss

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Switzerland’s Zermatt is easily accessible to both the serious walker (who will enjoy the 400km/249mi of trails) and the less fit visitor (who will enjoy the mountain railways which give easy access to some areas). For such an accessible region, it’s an alpine flora treasure trove for even the most serious botanists. As a bonus, … Read more

Dolomites, Italy; the stunning wildflowers of Seiser Alm and Schlern

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Hardly the last patches of snow on the Italian Dolomites Seiser Alm are melted away, when the great flowering begins. The grass still pale and straggly is transformed into a glimmering sea of purple hue by countless spring crocusses, and the violet tinted spring anemones, still wrapped in their silky little pelts, stretch in between … Read more