Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 10, 2012

10 Great Places to See Wildflowers

USA Today had an article on ten great places to see Wildflowers.  They interviewed Bob Gibbons, the author of Wildflower Wonders: The 50 Best Wildflower Sites in the World.  The list includes:

  • Mount Rainier, Wash.
  • Crested Butte, Colo. 
  • White Mountains, N.H. 
  • Carrizo Plain National Monument, Calif. 
  • Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Calif. 
  • Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada 
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park, N.C. and Tenn. 
  • Mount Ashland, Ore.
  • The Burren, County Clare, Ireland 
  • Bruce Peninsula National Park, Ontario, Canada

Be aware that both California locations Carrizo Plain and Anza-Borrego have had very little rain and this may not be a good year to visit them. For more information, find out when to visit,  and learn more go to: 10 great places to see spring wildflowers –

Wildflower Wonders: The 50 Best Wildflower Sites in the World is an excellent and informative book for wildflower hunters all over the world.  In the book includes detailed descriptions of each location including the best times and conditions to visit each site, helpful websites, bibliographies and great photos. If  interested in learning more about the book go to the two related articles below.


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