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Wildflowers

Chuparosa BloomThough annual wildflowers are past their peak at lower elevations in and around Borrego Springs, there are still plenty of blooming cacti, shrubs, and trees to be found in Anza-Borrego! Parking areas on weekends fill up by early morning! Day Use Parking Fees: developed campground areas $10

4/14/17 Wildflower Update

4/7/17 Wildflower Map (can be used with 4/14 Update above)

If you would like to receive updates next spring, as different wildflowers start coming into bloom, we suggest that you check back here, or join the
email list of our nonprofit partner, Anza-Borrego Foundation.

You can also call our Wildflower Hotline at 760-767-4684.

Scroll down to see photos of wildflowers from previous seasons.

Park Volunteer Sam Webb took these "Before" and "After" photos that show how responsive ocotillos are to moisture in the soil.
ocotillos

Photos by Park Volunteer Sam Webb


Blair Valley Wildflowers

Desert Chicory Desert Gold Poppy Phacelia

 



Dandelion Monkey flower

 


WILDFLOWERS

Beavertail Cactus Blossom Orcutt Aster by Mike Bigelow Fishhook Cactus




















Fishhook Cactus (Mammillaria)
photo by Park Volunteer Mike Bigelow


Blossoms and Buds: Beavertail Cactus at the Visitor Center (S Theriault)

The pictures below are from previous years' wildflower seasons. 

Orcutt Aster by Park Volunteer Mike Bigelow

Desert Woolstar photo by Mike Bigelow
Desert Woolstar by Park Volunteer Mike Bigelow

Apricot Mallow
Apricot Mallow by Park Volunteer Mike Bigelow

Phacelia (Wild Heliotrope) photo by Park Volunteer Grace Clark
Phacelia (Wild Heliotrope)
photo by Park Volunteer Grace Clark

Pink Cheesebush by Grace Clark for webpage
Pink-blooming Cheesebush
photo by Park Volunteer Grace Clark
 
Barrel Cactus
     Barrel Cactus