Wildflowers draw crowds of visitors to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Who wouldn't want to see the desert come alive with vibrant tapestries of colors? At peak bloom, which lasts just a couple of weeks, the desert floor transforms into a dazzling tableau with carpets of yellow, red, and purple. The bloom typically climaxes in early march, but the intensity and timing... Read more.
Wildflowers in the Santa Monica Mountains and San Gabriel Mountains bloom each spring adding splashes of color to the trails around Los Angeles. Below are a few examples of some of the more common wildflowers that appear along the trail. The flowers are listed alphabetically with a link to the trails where they were seen. For a broader reference visit the Santa Monica... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: April 29, 2010 Last updated: July 1, 2015 Image:
Spring is the perfect time to visit Joshua Tree National Park. The temperatures are accommodating and the desert comes to life with wildflowers. The desert in bloom is something any outdoor enthusiast in California should see. Most of the wildflowers below were photographed near Eagle Mountain and Lost Palms Oasis in April of 2008. There are also photos from other areas... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: February 19, 2010 Last updated: July 1, 2015 Image: