Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Northern CA Springtime Flowers

April 3, 2011 by  
Filed under Nature

We’re enjoying the burst of Springtime flowers, as you can see.   You really want to click on both of these flowers to see the detail:

Baby Blue Eyes

Calypso Orchid

Note to my hiking buddies: Can you really tell me that the Calypso Orchid (a/k/a Swabbie) does NOT look like a pirate?   Aye, Matie!  Shiver me timbers!   Walk the deck and swab the plank!

Below are WHITE Shooting Stars we saw today (4/2/11) at Black Diamond Mines Regional Park.  We’re used to seeing Pink Henderson Shooting stars, but white are really special to us.    Their colors are amazing if you look closely and, yes, they really are lifting their pretty faces up to the sunny sky.

White Shooting Stars at Black Diamond, Antioch

Bush Poppy, Black Diamond Mines Regional Park

White Shooting Stars with faces to sky

Mt. Tam Vista, March 30, 2011

Flower Counts:

  • Tam on Wednesday -26
  • Black Diamond on Saturday – 29
  • Pacifica on Sunday – 42

Happy Trails!  jayah

Comments

2 Responses to “Northern CA Springtime Flowers”
  1. Cindy says:

    Great photos, as usual!!

  2. Pam says:

    Lovely and thrilled to be included!

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