Yellow Flowers found in Valley of flowers

Yellow flowers like Vajardanti, Potentilla Cuneifolia,Taraxacum Officinale, Bitter wood, Blow ball, Common Dandelion, Dughdee, Kan Phuliya, Karatu,Caltha Palustris, Marsh Marigold, Shomalap and many more found in valley of flowers.

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Vajardanti, Potentilla agyrophylla , Himalayan Cinquefoil

Vajardanti, Potentilla agyrophylla , Himalayan Cinquefoil in Valley of flowers
Vajardanti, Potentilla agyrophylla , Himalayan Cinquefoil in Valley of flowers
Botanical NamePotentilla Agyrophylla
English NameHimalayan Cinquefoil
Local NameVajardanti
Flowering timeJune to August, You may find some flowers up to mid September also, near Pushpawati river bed.
Where will you find it in Valley of flowersYou will NOT find it in abundance in valley of flowers unlike its counterpart, the blood colored Vajardanti. But if you are lucky you may find some of them in the middle part of Valley of flowers
Other flowers of the family\"Vajardanti Potentilla atrisanguinea.\"VajardantiPotentilla Cuneifolia.
Other InformationThe word Agyrophylla is from Greek words Argyros means silver and Phylla means leaves. Referring to silvery leaves.

Vajardanti, Potentilla Cuneifolia

Potentilla cuneifolia, Vajardanti in Valley of flowers
Potentilla cuneifolia, Vajardanti in Valley of flowers
Botanical NamePotentilla Cuneifolia
Local NameVajardanti
Flowering timeJune to August.
Where will you find it in Valley of flowersYou will NOT find it in abundance in valley of flowers unlike its counterpart, the blood colored Vajardanti. But if you are lucky you may find some of them in the middle part of Valley of flowers.
Other flowers of the family\"VajardantiPotentilla atrisanguinea.\"VajardantiPotentilla Agyrophylla
Other InformationThe word Cuneifolia refers to Cuneate base means narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base.

Saxifraga Brunonis

Saxifraga brunonis in Valley of flowers
Saxifraga brunonis in Valley of flowers
Family nameSaxifragaceae
Botanical NameSaxifraga brunonis
English NameSaxifraga brunonis
Local Name
Flowering timeJune to August. But ironiclly this picture was taken in mid September. You may find some rare flowers in September also.
Where will you find it in Valley of flowersYou may find it among rocks, mosses in moist and shady places in Valley of flowers
Other InformationThe word Brunonis refers to Robert Brown (1773-1858), a Scottish Botanist. Saxifraga is a large group of hardy perennial plants, of which a few are found in Asia. The name is an old Latin name derived from saxum, a rock and frangor, to break; the plant was thought to break stones in the bladder. Saxifraga brunonis is a herb 5-10 cm high which forms a creeping mat of pale green rosettes with loose panicles of yellow flowers. It has slender, red, leafless runners, terminating in a bud.

Saxifraga Parnassifolia, Meconopsis Aculeata

Saxifraga-parnassifolia in valley of flowers
Saxifraga Parnassifolia in valley of flowers
Family nameSaxifragaceae - Saxifrage family
Botanical NameMeconopsis aculeata.
English NameSaxifraga-parnassifolia
Flowering timeAugust to October.
Where will you find it in Valley of flowersYou can find this flower in abundance at Hemkund Sahib Lake and on the way to Hemkund Sahib (last one kilometer). Also you can find some flowers after walking just 200 meters from entry gate of Valley of Flowers. The picture above is taken at Hemkund Sahib Lake
Other Information

Taraxacum Officinale, Bitter wood, Blow ball, Common Dandelion, Dughdee, Kan Phuliya, Karatu

Taraxacum-officinale in Valley of Flowers
Taraxacum-officinale in Valley of Flowers
Family nameTaraxacum
Botanical NameTaraxacum officinale
English NameBitter wood, Blow ball, Common Dandelion
Local NameDughdee, Kan Phuliya, Karatu.
Flowering timeMarch to November
Where will you find it in Valley of flowersYou will find Taraxacum officinale in almost all places in Valley of flowers. There is no such specific location. But this picture was taken near entry point of Valley of flowers at Frozen River in June first week, 2012.
Other InformationTaraxacum Officinale is used in treating blisters, dysentery and wounds. Leaves are used in treatment of dislocation of joints. The word Taraxacum is derived from Talkh Chakok means a bitter herb and Officinale means a herb which is sold for its medicinal properties.

Caltha Palustris, Marsh Marigold, Shomalap

Caltha-palustris in Valley of Flowers
Caltha-palustris in Valley of Flowers
Family nameCaltha (Linaeus)
Botanical NameCaltha Palustris
English NameMarsh Marigold
Local NameShomalap.
Flowering timeJune to August. This picture was taken in the last week of May 2012.
Where will you find it in Valley of flowersYou will find it on the banks of river, dump and marshy areas. Specially near waterfall in front of Valley of Flowers\' entry gate.
Other InformationIn the United Kingdom, it is probably one of the most ancient native plants, surviving the glaciations and flourishing after the last retreat of the ice, in a landscape inundated with glacial melt waters. The Sap of the plant causes irritation to sensitive skin.

Gagealutea, Yellow star of Bethlehem

Gagealutea in Valley of Flowers
Gagealutea in Valley of Flowers
Family nameGagea Salisbury
Botanical NameGagea Lutea
English NameYellow star of Bethlehem
Flowering timeMay to June
Where will you find it in Valley of flowersThis picture was clicked on the way to Hemkund Sahib in last week of May, 2012. In fact you can find it there only till June last.
Other InformationThe word Leutea means yellow referring to bright yellow color of the flower.

Impatiens Scabrida, Bantil, Tillua, Rindliya

Impatiens Scabrida in Valley of Flowers
Impatiens Scabrida in Valley of Flowers
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Lilium Oxypetalum

Lilium Oxypetalum in Valley of Flowers
Lilium Oxypetalum in Valley of Flowers
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Verbascum Thapsus, Aaron’s Rod, Cow’s Lungwort, Great Mullein, Akulbir, Kari Tamakhu

Verbascum Thapsus in Valley of Flowers
Verbascum Thapsus in Valley of Flowers
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Viola Biflora, Yellow Violet, Banfsa, Dundibirali, Vanafsa

Viola biflora in Valley of Flowers
Viola biflora in Valley of Flowers
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Berberis Jaeschkeana, Barberry, Kingor

Berberis-Jaeschkeana in Valley of Flowers
Berberis Jaeschkeana in Valley of Flowers
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Ligularia Amplexicaulis

Ligularia Amplexicaulis in Valley of Flowers
Ligularia Amplexicaulis in Valley of Flowers
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Corydalis Cornuta, Balsam Jar, Balsam Jadi, Indra Jatta

Corydalis Cornuta in Valley of Flowers
Corydalis Cornuta in Valley of Flowers
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Cremanthodium Arnicoides, Himalayan Daisy

Cremanthodium Arnicoides in Valley of Flowers
Cremanthodium Arnicoides in Valley of Flowers
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Erysimum Hieraciifolium

Erysimum Hieraciifolium in Valley of Flowers
Erysimum Hieraciifolium in Valley of Flowers
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Pedicularis Hoffmeisteri, Haldya Phool

Pedicularis Bicornuta in Valley of Flowers
Pedicularis Bicornuta in Valley of Flowers
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Rhodiola Imbricata

Rhodiola Imbricata in Valley of Flowers
Rhodiola Imbricata in Valley of Flowers
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Nepeta Govaniana

Nepeta Govaniana in Valley of Flowers
Salvia Nubicola in Valley of Flowers
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Senecio Laetus, Ragwort, Zerjum

Senecio Laetus in Valley of Flowers
Senecio Laetus in Valley of Flowers
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Solidago Virgaurea, Golden Rod, Pinja-Phool, Sonali

Solidago Virgaurea in Valley of Flowers
Solidago Virgaurea in Valley of Flowers
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Inula Grandiflora, Showy Inula

Inula Grandiflora
Inula Grandiflora
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Orobanche Alba, Thyme Boom Rape

Orobanche Alba
Orobanche Alba
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