Vail Daily column: A rare flower thrives in Eagle County

Vail Daily column: A rare flower thrives in Eagle County
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By Edward Stoner

When the Eagle Valley Land Trust conserves a property, we conserve not only the view, the agricultural heritage, and the historical significance, but also the habitat for native plants and animals to thrive.For many, summertime in Colorado evokes images of vibrant vegetation and beautiful flowering plants carpeting our landscapes. One of the rarest and most fascinating of these plants is Harrington’s penstemon (Penstemon harringtonii). Have you ever spotted one? If you haven’t, please join Eagle Valley Land Trust for our free, guided hike July 11 to explore the 478-acre West Avon Preserve conservation easement to view Harrington’s penstemon.If you have …

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