Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 12, 2013

Joshua Tree Wildflower Update 3/6/13

Joshua Tree National Park has posted a new wildflower report today although it is dated 3/6/13.

 The wildflower bloom is developing rapidly in Cottonwood Canyon and on the Bajada Nature Trail with more than 30 species reported, although generally just a few of each. Yellow bladderpod (Peritoma arborea) bushes along Pinto Basin Road and the red flower of the chuparosa (Justicia californica) bushes south of Cottonwood Visitor Center are visible from the road.

To see full report which includes species in bloom, abundance of bloom and locations go to: http://www.nps.gov/jotr/planyourvisit/upload/mar6.pdf

 

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