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2019 Wildflower Reports Nevada and Utah

Jan 1, 2019 DesertUSA reports: Nevada and Utah are getting a lot of snow.



2018 Wildflower Reports

Oct 2, 2018 Arches National Park reports: We're expecting increased rainfall over the next few days. Road conditions can change quickly, and roads could become flooded or impassable. Check at the visitor center or on our website for most up-to-date road conditions.

Oct 2, 2018 Valley Of Fire State Park reports: We are expecting some heavy rainfall on Monday afternoon, October 1, and Tuesday, October 2. If you are caught in a flash flood, follow the steps below, and shelter in place. Please be advised that White Domes Road may close periodically due to flooding. 

Aug 24, 2018 LB77 reports: Escobaria alversonii 8-19-18 Mojave Desert in Boulder City, NV

Escobaria alversonii 8-19-18 Mojave Desert in Boulder City, NV


June 18, 2018 Canyonlands Natl Park reports: Wildflowers area blooming.

May 11, 2018 Steve reports: Scented penstemon on road to oak grove campground outside of Leeds, Utah. Also saw white lupine, butter and eggs, firecracker penstemon and Indian paintbrush.

Butter and eggs on Road to oak grove campground

May 5, 2018 Valley of Fire State Park reports: The Indigo Bush is in bloom here in the park. Keep an eye out for this beautiful flower when in the park.

May 5, 2018 Zion National Park reports: Wildflowers are all blooming along trails in the Kolob Canyons District of Zion. The next few days are the last chance to easily see this part of the park. The Kolob Canyons Road closes on Tuesday for a seven month road construction project.

May 2, 2018 Barbara reports: Photos from Arches National Park, UT

Arches National Park, UT

April 20, 2018 Pam reports: Entering the Valley of Fire State Park in Southwest Nevada, was happy to see yellow wildflowers along the roadway. Just past the west entrance, big horn sheep were munching on the wildflowers! The Fire Wave trail had lots of yellow wildflowers, blooming creosotes and even a handful of blooming beavertails. Rainbow Vista had some more yellow blooms and then near the CCC cabins - low and behold, more big horn sheep munching on the yellow blooms.



April 11, 2018 the Wilsons report: Lake Mead North Shore flowers, Best flowers in 10 years here.  Identified 25 varieties, a couple we couldn't identified.


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