Tag Archives: California poppy

High Desert Wildflowers

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Earlier this spring, Carol and I made our pilgrimage to the Mojave high desert to see the wildflower bloom. This part of the Mojave is located about 3,000′ elevation, so spring doesn’t arrive until April and later. Many people choose to visit the bloom at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, a state-sanctioned wildflower viewing […]

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

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A recent visit to the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve. Or do what we do: enjoy the poppies from outside the park, thus avoiding fees and tourists (the poppies aren’t so good at staying within a fenced area). Besides, aren’t free-range poppies a better way to go? From a bloom-perspective, this year was only considered […]