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Spring is very late this year. Leonard and I are happy to finally be finding the earliest wildflowers beginning to bloom. I seem to be genetically hard-wired to photograph every species I find, even if I already have “hundreds” of … Continue reading
Tagged Beckwith's violet, California hesperochiron, Crocidium multicaule, Draba verna, Fritillaria pudica, Hesperochiron californicus, natural history, Phlox diffusa, spreading phlox, spring gold, spring whitlow grass, Viola beckwithii, yellow bell
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A native perennial found throughout western United States, California hesperochiron (Hesperochiron californicus) grows in swales and other moist sites in the sagebrush steppe. It tolerates slightly saline conditions. Six to eight California hesperochiron leaves form a rosette above the short, … Continue reading