Free online “Blooming Now” guide to wildflowers at Jack London State Historic Park available Feb. 1-Aug. 31, 2024 Wildflower-watchers delight in seeing blossoms along the trails of Jack London State Historic Park in Glen Ellen (Sonoma County, CA) during peak … Read more
Join naturalist Dan Fitzgerald for a nature walk in the Mitchell Canyon area of Mount Diablo. We will be looking for birds, butterflies, and some seasonal blooms. Bring water, snacks, and binoculars if you have them. The walk is about … Read more
When other plants start hunkering down, clarkias send up a dazzling array of purples and pinks.
This fancy flower is secretive yet brash, and it’s an expert in the art of deceiving bumblebees.
How much damage does trampling do to wildflowers? No other state is as iconic for its flora as California, so it’s no surprise that thousands of Californians have flocked to Southern California to experience wildflower heaven in this year’s “super … Read more
It’s tough to be a plant when there’s no water! Rainfall is one of the most critical—and most unpredictable—of all the factors that affect wildflower bloom. So how are they coping?