Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 15, 2018

Anza-Borrego Wildflowers 4/13/18

Borrego Wildflowers has a number of recent reports

04/13/2018 Pct Warner Springs to Eagle Rock We needed to check out some plants along the route and added the northern part of the PCT.
A couple of great finds along the route California broomrape, Orobanche californica feudgei and Little redstem monkeyflower, Mimulus rubellus.
We combined the bloom count with the 04/10 hike.
Species in bloom above 3000 feet: 73.

04/12/2018 Salvador canyon south fork The goal was to find Stream orchid, Epipactis gigantea in bloom, first we found plants without any sign of bloom, but a bit further a couple of them in good bloom.
This might be the biggest bunch of them in and close to the park.
We were very pleased to find a blooming female Borrego bedstraw, Galium angustifolium borregoense.
The bad a lot of wind and wind gusts, so that limited the amount of pictures.
Species in bloom below 3000 feet: 73.

04/10/2018 Pct Warner Springs to Eagle Rock A nice cooler hike along a creek, next over grassland.
Adding a lot of new plants to our list.
Species in bloom above 3000 feet: 52.

See photos and older reports at Borrego Wildflowers

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