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2019 Spring Wildflowers

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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

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Early Spring Wildflowers – I

One of the earliest spring wildflowers in soggy sagebrush flats is Beckwith’s violet (Viola beckwithii). This lavender and purple violet is characterized by its divided leaves that look fern-like. These Beckwith’s violets were growing near County Road 91 north of … Continue reading

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Beckwith’s Violet

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Living at 4,200 feet altitude (Modoc County CA), our spring wildflowers are late to blossom. Only buttercups, violets and dagger pod (Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides)¬†are currently flowering on our ranch. When Leonard reported that he saw some violets with maroon and lilac … Continue reading

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