Anza Borrego

Desert Wildflower Scouting Trip March 2017

With all the buzz about this year’s Desert super bloom, we were excited to take a quick trip to see how things were progressing. As we dropped down into Ocotillo, the drizzly overcast morning that had been following us from the coast had transformed into bright blue desert skies. This is some of what we found.

Desert Lilies are common in the washes of southern Anza Borrego

Desert Lilies are common in the washes of southern Anza Borrego

A small fishhook cactus covered with blooms

A small fishhook cactus covered with blooms

Many blooms on this barrel cactus

Many blooms on this barrel cactus

Barrel cactus bloom closeup

Barrel cactus bloom closeup

Beaver tail starting to blossom

Beaver tail starting to blossom

Egg Mountain covered with Desert Wildflowers

Egg Mountain covered with Desert Wildflowers

Bigelow Monkey Flower

Bigelow Monkey Flower nestled among the rocks.

Sand Verbena

Sand Verbena

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