I had so much fun in the Peninsular Ranges last week that I headed that way again. This time, I stay much more coastal, botanizing in a three spots north of San Diego–Mission Trails Regional Park, Torrey Pines State Reserve, and Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve (confusingly, the Santa Rosa Plateau is not in the Santa Rosa mountains where I botanized last week, nor is it anywhere near the bay area city of Santa Rosa). 532 more words
Tags » Spring Wildflowers
Nothing helps to lift me up at the end of a stressful week like spending some time outdoors.
This time of the year in particular is one of my absolute favorites for geeking out with plants — the ephemeral wildflowers only show up for a short time each year, and it thrills me to find them! 113 more words