Nevada - Utah
Desert Wildflower Reports
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2016 Wildflower Reports
July 6, 2016 Canyonlands National Park Reports: Sego lilies are blooming at Canyonlands! Look closely for the beautiful state flower of Utah hiding among the sage brush.
July 6, 2016 Great Basin National Park Reports: Alpine wildflowers are popping up all over the high country. On the rocky slopes of the higher peaks in Great Basin National Park is where some of the best flower displays reside. However, if you are climbing off trail remember that these beautiful alpine flower gardens are very sensitive and if one has pleasure of seing one, please avoid walking on or causing rocks to fall on to these alpine treasures!
June 1, 2016 Arches National Park Reports: There are flowers popping out around the park, but the globemallows have been front and center when visitors drive into the park. Globemallows have been carpeting both sides of the entrance road for the last couple of weeks. They certainly fit in nicely with the surrounding red rocks.
April 29, 2016 Arches National Park Reports: April showers bring roadside flowers. Using designated pull-outs and parking lots allow these wildflowers to thrive.
April 24, 2016 Rick and Margarita Report: Tues. the 19th, we drove up Morman Well Rd
to the old Sawmill Rd. Morman Well Rd is about 60 miles north of Las Vegas
off highway 93 in the National Desert Wildlife Refuge.
The lower part is looking past peak. The middle to higher part of the road is still doing good but the hotter weather is going to take a toll, so go soon. We saw indigo bush, desert marigolds, globe mallow, prickly poppy, various cactus, princes plume, and purple chia. I am sure I missed naming some. Always a cool area to explore and hike.
April 20, 2016 Janet Reports: Wildflowers April 18, 2016, at Valley of Fire State Park, NV
April 15, 2016 Janet Reports: April 12th - along Northshore Road and Redstone Picnic Area, Lake mead NRA
Mar 28, 2016 Beverly Reports: March 25, 2016 Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada and Lake Mead North Shore Drive
Mar 28, 2016 Beverly Reports: Joshua Tree blossoms Mountain Recreation Area on the way to Mt. Charleston north of Las Vegas.
Mar 28, 2016 Betty Reports: Hiking in Gold Butte (Nevada) 3/25/16 and found the Bear Paw poppy and several other flowers in bloom.
Mar 25, 2016 Vija Reports: Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada March 21, 2016.
Mar 21, 2016 Janet Reports: Gypsum Cave Road, Lake Mead NRA 3/19/16
Mar 15, 2016 Beverly Reports: Lake Mead NRA March 14, 2015 Alan Bible Visitor Center and North Shore Drive.
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