Alpine Forget-Me-Nots (Myosotis alpestris) growing in the woods along Campbell Creek in Anchorage. Forget-Me-Nots are the Alaska state flower. This photo was included in Flickr's Interesting Photos for October 15, 2005.
Cosmos: native to meadowland in Mexico where most of the species occur, as well as the southern US., Arizona, C. America, and to S. America as far south as Paraguay. One species, C. bipinnatus, is naturalized across much of the eastern US. and eastern Canada. It is also widespread over the high eastern plains of S. Africa, where it was introduced via contaminated horse-feed *imported... http://en.wikipedia.org #Cosmos #plant #flower