February 21, 2008

Wildflower Reports 2008

Week of
17 Feb 2008

View from Amboy Crater 02/17/2008

The wildflower season is off to a good start with the recent rain in the desert areas. More rain is forecasted for Southern California and Arizona.

The hot spots for wildflower sightings are Southern California between 29 Palms and Amboy, CA and the southern part of Joshua Tree NP. Sand verbena is showing shades of purple in the Palm Desert and Palm Springs regions.

Sand verbena, Amboy 02/15/2008

The bloom has just starting in Death Valley and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Reports indicate that Arizona is looking good. Organ Pipe NP is blooming now.

See reports and pictures.

Evening primrose, Dumont Dunes 02/08/2008