California Wildflowers

Morrow Bay Wildflowers

For a couple of northeasterners who’ve spent their entire lives in a place where the saying “April showers bring May flowers” is considered a universal truth, seeing wildflowers pop all over southern California through February and into March is a real treat.

Wildflower and bee

Wildflower

Orange wildflower

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14 Comments on “California Wildflowers”

  1. fulltimeusa March 4, 2013 at 10:19 am #

    Great photos! Where is this? Be well and safe travels, Ann and Jerry

    • Brian March 4, 2013 at 10:53 am #

      The photos were taken at various places throughout southern California. The coastal shot is of Morrow Bay.

      • fulltimeusa March 4, 2013 at 11:01 am #

        Thank you, lovely. Be well and safe travels, Ann and Jerry

  2. bluerabbit March 4, 2013 at 11:51 am #

    Look quick! Everything is brown by May. I just love Morro Bay and the coast north of there, all the way up to the Oregon border.

  3. Huw Thomas March 4, 2013 at 12:01 pm #

    Beautiful. I’d happily trade places!

  4. cravesadventure March 4, 2013 at 12:12 pm #

    Beautiful Captures – Brighten My Monday:)

  5. John March 4, 2013 at 1:11 pm #

    Great photos! Happy trails. :)

  6. f-stop mama March 4, 2013 at 4:51 pm #

    Beautiful photos! Makes me wish we had some of that action here in the Midwest. The landscape here is very dull and lifeless.

  7. Nomad March 4, 2013 at 6:00 pm #

    Nice! The Hwy 1 “Big Sur Coast” 137 miles between Morro Bay and Monterey is stunning, with abundant flowers and spectacular views. “Must see”. You’ll need to park around Morro Bay and day-trip in your toad–road is too twisty for your big rig. Happy travels.

  8. The Bumble Files March 4, 2013 at 8:52 pm #

    I love Morro Bay. I recognize that rock anywhere! Beautiful!

  9. kathibook March 5, 2013 at 6:39 am #

    As a fellow northeasterner I just have to say ‘WOW”!!

  10. Jim March 9, 2013 at 10:26 am #

    Love the fowers. Right now, I’m waiting for the crocus to pop through the snow. That’s the first sign of spring.

  11. Arizona girl March 13, 2013 at 4:20 am #

    I love spring! Here in Germany we’re still waiting for the schizophrenic weather to figure out what it wants to do…. Hard for an Arizona girl, whose flip flops and tank tops are dying to come out of the closet!

  12. Janet March 15, 2013 at 12:21 am #

    The bluebonnets are just starting to bloom in South Central Texas. Spring is here. I lived in Pacific Grove for a year. The wild flowers were (and evidently still are) gorgeous.

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