A Wildflower Adventure-Part 2

March 16, 2019 at 7:57 am (California, Nature, Nature photography, Photography, Wildflowers) (, , )

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Rather than wait for all of my Anza-Borrego photos to be edited, I’m putting up a sampler, starting with the last image I made in the 2-1/2 days I was there.

Flower field S-22

These images were made alongside the S-22 road between mile markers 30 and 31. This immense flower field is dominated by the lovely sand verbena.

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A Blinding Blanket of Wildflowers

March 15, 2015 at 3:31 pm (California, Nature, Photography, Wildflowers) (, , , )

California poppies and goldfields, Lancaster, Calif.

California poppies and goldfields, Lancaster, Calif.

I’ve always wanted to see the fields of poppies in California, especially paired with the famous oaks near the central coast. And even though I’ve seen spectacular fields of wildflowers in the subalpine meadows at Mt. Rainier and in the San Juans of Colorado, I was just agog at what I saw last week near Lancaster, California.

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As you can see, it looks like a literal blanket of both California poppies and the small daisy-like goldfields. ¬†Obviously there was adequate rain this winter (it’s still winter for a few more days, actually.) Read the rest of this entry »

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