SPRING 2017
Wildflowers After the Drought

S. C. Bachus

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Brush Blossoms



Hillside and Wild Mustard Blooms



Carrizo Plain and Caliente Range



National Monument Overlook



National Monument Overlook



San Andreas Rift Zone



Phacelia and Wild Mustard



View of San Emigdio Mountains



Four Stages of a Poppy Blossom



Poppy Field



Antelope Valley Landscape and Farm House



Phacelia Blossoms



Mustard Field and Tehachapi Mountains



Desert Lilies



Ocotillio Blossom



Cholla Cactus Blossom



Indian Head Mountain



Barrel Cactus with Ocotillio



Ocotillo



Ocotillio with Brittle Brush and Beaver Tail Cactus



Sand Verbena and Desert Dandelion



San Ysidro Mountains



Desert Chiccory



Verbena and San Ysidro Mountains



Lonely but Aggressive Sunflower



Evening Primrose



Sand Verbena



San Ysidro Mountains and Wildflowers



Evening Primrose in Sand Wind Waves



Palm Fronds



Ocotillo and Indian Head Peak



Barrel Cactus



Cholla Cactus



Looking Westward toward Buelton



Looking Eastward Toward Zaca Canyon


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These photographs were made during the week of California's vernal equinox in 2017. The state had just recovered from a prolonged five year drought. Above average rainfall occurred throughout the state, resulting in a wildflower bloom in proportions not seen in decades. Shown here are wildflower images from the Carrizo Plain, the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.