Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 21, 2020

Santa Monica Mountains Wildflowers 2/19/20

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area has a new report

Topanga State Park Dead Horse Trail 2/19/20
         This is a trail between Trippet Ranch and the Dead Horse Parking lot. It alternates chaparral with patches of woodlands. In the shady woodlands miner’s lettuce is coming into flower. The chaparral areas are filled with blooming eastwood manzanitas, a fair amount of flowering wild cucumber, a bit of purple nightshade and fuchsia flowering gooseberry and just above the bridge the first blooming wild peonies that I have seen this year.
Quick Links:
How To Submit a Flower Report – Anyone can participate!
Wildflowers of the Santa Monica Mountains – Photos of 1000 SMM plants.
Archive – Previous “What’s Blooming” reports.
Calendar – Schedule of Events for the Santa Monica Mountains NRA.
SMM WildFlowers – The Park’s popular wildflower app for the iPhone.
SMM WildFlowers – The Park’s popular wildflower app for Android smartphones (Pre-Release Beta Version).
This site performs a public service that anyone can participate in. Let us all know what you are seeing! If you are new to submitting a report (or maybe even an old hand at it) be sure and read How To Submit a Flower Report

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