Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 31, 2016

After 50 Years, Rare Desert Plant Blooms In Tilden Park 

Berkeleyside reports

After 50 years of quietly minding its own business at the Regional Parks Botanic Garden in Tilden Park, a rare desert plant by the name of “giant nolina” has started flowering — probably for the first time ever.

The giant nolina, also known as giant beargrass, is a California native plant found only in the Kingston Mountains of the eastern Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County, according to the Botanic Garden.

Read full story with photo at After 50 years, a rare desert plant blooms in Tilden Park | Berkeleyside

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