Go Now: Carrizo Plain's ‘Good to Great' Bloom Is Nearing Its Peak
The baby blue eyes, goldfields, and fiddlenecks are looking fabulous, but do proceed with caution when exploring the remote area.
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve Welcomes the ‘First Kiss of Spring'
Filaree and other favorites are looking fab. As for the area’s orange icons? Patience is the order of the day (but yes, a few poppies have bloomed).
No Poppy Action Yet, but a Poppy-Adjacent Center Just Opened for the Season
The Jane S. Pinheiro Interpretive Center at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve has wildflower displays and excellent information, too.
A Free Hotline Devoted to the Latest Wildflower Sightings Is About to Bloom
Helmed by the Theodore Payne Foundation, the recording provides regularly updated messages about where to find some of Southern California’s prettiest petals.
Desert Wildflower Updates Are Starting to Sprout
Our hopes are “budding” that a big and blossom-packed season is just ahead.