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Sunday, February 24, 2013

Desert wildflower season 2013

WILDFLOWER HIKING SEASON 2013 GETS OFF TO A COLORFUL START
Mexican gold poppy: Feb. 23, 2013


Red Maids: Feb. 23, 2013
Desert Rock Pea: Feb. 23, 2013
Wild hyacinth, aka Blue Dicks: Feb. 23, 2013
Desert wildflowers are popping up all over the low deserts this week.  With a decent amount of cultivating winter rain and warming temperatures, the show is off to a good start. Here's a sampling of what's blooming in the Superstition Wilderness right now.  Stay tuned for updates and wildflower hike trip reports. Can't wait?  Click on the "wildflower" link in this blog's trail index for dozens of top blossom-viewing trails.

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