Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 24, 2020

Wildflower Reports Around California 2/24/20

California Wildflower Report has the following updates

  • Mojave desert near Dove springs blooming this weekend. Bloom is still in early stages…some flowers spotted were milkvetch, evening snow, goldfields, gilia, popcorn flowers, lacy phacelia, fiddleneck, wild parsley, filaree, daisy’s and some California poppies.

California Wildflower Tipline has the following updates

  • Photos for Ray Miller Trail ” Santa Monica MountainsFebruary 23, 2020
  • Less wildflowers this year compared to previous years. Along Hwy 223, Arvin, Ca.

Anza-Borrego Wildflowers Guide

Marin CNPS 

  • Sightings of spring in Cascade Canyon in Fairfax. Indian Warrior, Mission bells, False Solomon’s Seal. Plus, milkmaids, Hounds tongue, and shooting stars.
  • A few early spring flowers seen along Sky Trail in Point Reyes this last weekend: (1) pink flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum), (2) salmon berry (Rubus spectabilis), (3) evergreen huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum). The Ribes were in peak bloom along Sky Trail between Mt. Wittenberg and the Coastal Trail, providing beautiful displays of pink, and pleasant aromas.

Botanical Wanderings California

  • Warrior Plumes (Pedicularis densiflora) and western Hounds Tongue(Cyanoglossum grande) blooming today on the Clover Springs in northern Sonoma Coutnty

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