Leichtlin's Mariposa Lily
Calochortus leichtlinii
Bridge's Gilia (Phlox Family)
Gilia leptalea
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Indian Paintbrush
Castilleja sp.
Photo taken on the west side of the Sherman Pass Road, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Photo taken in Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Photo taken in the Redwood Mountain Grove, Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare County, CA
Queen's Cup
Clintonia uniflora
Photo taken near Redwood Meadow Campground, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Ladies Thumb
Polygonum persicaria
Photo taken in Redwood Canyon, Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare County, CA
Farewell to Spring
Clarkia williamsonii
Photo taken near the Needles Lookout Trailhead, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Shooting Star
Dodecantheon jeffreyi
Photo taken near the Needles Lookout Trailhead, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Rein Orchid
Platanthera leucostachys
Photo taken at Redwood Crossing, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Leopard Lily
Lilium pardalinum
Photo taken at Montana de Oro State Park, CA
Photo taken at Montana de Oro State Park, CA
Bush Monkeyflower
Mimulus aurantiacus
Photo taken near Cathedral Lake, Yosemite National Park, CA
Alpine Lily
Lilium parvum
Photo taken in the Dillonwood Grove, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Pacific Dogwood
Cornus nuttallii
Photo taken in the Dillonwood Grove, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Snowplant
Sarcodes sanguinea
Photo taken in the Dillonwood Grove, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Western Wallflower
Erysimum capitatum
Photo taken at Kaweah Oaks Preserve, Tulare County, CA
Black Willow Catkins
Photo taken at Amphitheatre Point, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Yucca
Yucca whipplei
Andrew
Homo sapien
Photo taken near the Yokohl Valley Road, Tulare County, CA
Popcorn Flower
Plagiobothrys nothofulvus
Photo taken near the Yokohl Valley Road, Tulare County, CA
Fiddleneck
Amsinckia menziesii
Photo taken along Hwy 190 near Upper Coffee Camp, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Photo taken near the Needles Lookout Trailhead, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Bigelow Sneezeweed
Helenium begelovii
Photo taken on Slate Mountain, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Unexpected Larkspur
Delphinium inopinum (rare)
Photo taken on Slate Mountain, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Twisselmann Buckwheat
Eriogonum twisselmannii (rare)
Photo taken on Slate Mountain, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Pinedrops
Pterospora andromedea
Photo taken on Slate Mountain, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Photo taken on eastern flank of Slate Mountain, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Fireweed
Epilobium angustifolium
Photo taken on Slate Mountain, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Sierra Onion
Allium campanulatum
Photo taken near Seville Lake, Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Western Mountain Aster
Aster occidentalis
Photo taken in the Redwood Mountain Grove, Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare County, CA
Thimbleberry
Rubus parviflorus
Photo taken in the Redwood Mountain Grove, Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare County, CA
Wild Rose
Rosa woodsii
Photo taken in the Redwood Mountain Grove, Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare County, CA
Mustang Clover
Linanthus montanus
Photo taken in the Redwood Mountain Grove, Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare County, CA
Mountain Misery
Chamaebatia foliolosa
Photo taken in the Redwood Mountain Grove, Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare County, CA
Monkey Flower
Mimulus sp.
Photo taken in the Redwood Mountain Grove, Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare County, CA
Sierra Iris
Iris hartwegii
Columbine
Aquilegia formosa
Photo taken in Redwood Canyon, Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare County, CA
Ceanothus
Ceanothus sp.
Photo taken in the Redwood Mountain Grove, Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare County, CA
Western Azalea
Rhododendron occidentale
Redbud
Cercis occidentalis
Photo taken at Point Reyes National Seashore, CA
Western Blue Flag Iris
Iris missouriensis
California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Photo taken at Point Reyes National Seashore, CA
Photo taken at Point Lobos State Reserve, CA
Photo taken on Alta Peak, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Photo taken in White Chief Canyon, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Swamp Onion
Allium validum
Photo taken alongside the Eastside Trail, Mountain Home State Forest, Tulare County, CA
Scarlet Monkeyflower
Mimulus cardinalis
Photo taken at Redwood Crossing, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Photo taken in Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Photo taken in Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Marsh Marigold
Caltha leptosepala
Buttercup
Ranunculus sp.
Checkerbloom
Sidalcea malvaeflora
California, with all of its diverse environments, has a dazzling array of wildflowers.

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Death Camas
Zigadenus fremontii
San Francisco Owl's Clover
Triphysaria floribunda
(rare)
Blue Eyed Grass (Iris Family)
Sisyrinchium bellum
Photo taken along the Doyle Springs Trail, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Milk Maids
Cardamine californica
Coastal, Valley, and Mountain Wildflowers
Classified by Family, hover your mouse cursor over each photo to learn where they were taken


Borage Family:
Photo taken along Hwy 65 between Bakersfield and Ducor, Kern County, CA
Blue Dicks
Dichelostemma capitatum
Photo taken near KCL Campground, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near KCL Campground, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near Selby Campground, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near Soda Lake, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near KCL Campground, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near KCL Campground, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near KCL Campground, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near KCL Campground, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near Soda Lake, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near Soda Lake, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near KCL Campground, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Photo taken near Soda Lake, Carrizo Plain National Monument, San Luis Obispo County, CA
Broad-leaf Gilia
Gilia latiflora
Recurved Larkspur
Delphinium recurvatum (rare)
Locoweed
Astralagus douglasii
Golden Bush
Ericameria linearfolia
Owl's Clover
Castilleja exserta
Bush Lupine
Lupinus albifrons
Red Maids
Calandrinia ciliata
Filaree (Geranium Family)
Erodium cicutarium
Wild Onion
Allium fimbriatum
Wild Parsley
Lomatium utriculatum
Fern-leaf Phacelia
Phacelia distans
Tidy Tips
Layia platyglossa
California Poppy (Poppy Family)
Eschscholzia californica
Cream Cups
Platystemon californicus
Photo taken along the Caliente/Bodfish Road, Sequoia National Forest, Kern County, CA
Baby Blue Eyes
Nemophila menziesii
Photo taken at SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Chinese Houses
Collinsea heterophylla
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Tomcat Clover
Trifolium tridentatum
Glassy Onion (Lily Family)
Allium hyalinum
Bridge's Penstemon
Penstemon rostriflorus
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Glassy Onion
Allium hyalinum
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Fairy Lantern
Calochorthus amoenus
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Indian Pink
Silene californica
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Ithuriel's Spear
Triteleia laxa
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Common Madia
Madia elegans
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Miner's Lettuce
Claytonia perfoliata
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Fiesta Flower
Pholistoma auritum
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Pretty Face
Triteleia ixioides
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Golden Sunburst Pseudobahia heermanii
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Foothill Poppy
Eschscholzia caespitosa
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Munz's Iris
Iris munzii
Photo taken near the Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, CA
Manzanita
Arctostaphylos patula
Photo taken near the Foothills Visitor Center, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Caterpillar Plant
Phacelia mutabilis
Photo taken near the Foothills Visitor Center, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Stonecrop
Sedum obtusatum
Photo taken in Big Basin State Park, CA
Red Clintonia
Clintonia andrewsiana
Photo taken in Big Basin State Park, CA
Blue Flax
Linium lewisii
Photo taken near Wishon Campground, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Kern County Larkspur
Delphinium purpusii
Photo taken near the Foothills Visitor Center, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Rock Cress
Arabis sp.
Photo taken near the Schulmann Grove, Inyo National Forest, Inyo County, CA
Spreading Dogbane
Apocynum androsaemifolium
Photo taken on the east side of Sherman Pass, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Corn Lily
Veratrum californicum
Photo taken in the Patriarch Grove, Inyo National Forest, Inyo County, CA
Raspberry Buckwheat
Eriogonum gracilipes
Aster (Sunflower Family)
Photo taken near Click's Creek, Golden Trout Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Parry's Larkspur
Delphinium parryi
Photo taken along the Click's Creek Trail, Golden Trout Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Spotted Coralroot Orchid
Corallorhiza maculata
Photo taken near Manter Meadow, Dome Land Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Richardson Geranium
Geranium Richardsonii
Photo taken near Manter Meadow in the Dome Land Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Pussy Ears
Calochortus tolmiei
Photo taken near Little Manter Meadow, Dome Land Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Solomon's Seal
Smilacina stellata
Blue Penstemon
Penstemon laetus
Photo taken near Manter Meadow, Dome Land Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Prickly Poppy
Argemone munita
Photo taken along the Cherry Hill Road, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Photo taken near Little Manter Meadow, Dome Land Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Spreading Phlox
Phlox diffusa
Photo taken near Manter Meadow, Dome Land Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Pride of the Mtns
Penstemon newberryi
Photo taken on Mt. Langley at about 13,800', Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Sky Pilot
Polemonium eximium
Photo taken near Sky Blue Lake, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Red Heather
Phyllodoce breweri
Photo taken near Miter Basin, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Unidentified Flower
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Eastwood's Baby Blue Eyes
Nemophila pulchella
Photo taken near Upper Coffee Camp along Hwy 190, Tulare County, CA
Ceanothus
Ceanothus sp.
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Photo taken near Upper Coffee Camp on Hwy 190, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Filaree
Erodium cicutarium
Bridge's Gilia
Gilia leptalea
Leichtlin's Mariposa Lily (Lily Family)
Calochortus leichtlinii
Photo taken on the west side of the Sherman Pass Road, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Violet Family:
Photo taken near the Adam Tree in Mountain Home State Forest, Tulare County, CA
Stream Violet
Viola glabella
Photo taken on Alta Peak, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Sierra Primrose
Primula suffrutescens
Sierra Primrose
Primula suffrutescens
Photo taken along Alta Peak Trail, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Lewis' Monkeyflower
Mimulus lewisii
Elephant Heads
Pedicularis groenlandica
Photo taken along Alta Peak Trail, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Cow Parsnip
Heracleum lanatum
Taken in the Mojave Desert near Mojave, Kern County, CA
Joshua Tree
Yucca brevifolia
Photo taken near SCICON, Tulare County, CA
Winter Vetch
Vicia villosa
Photo taken near Baker Point, Sequoia National Forest, CA
Coville's mule-ears Agnorhiza invenusta
Gentian Family:
Photo taken near Baker Point, Sequoia National Forest, CA
Kern Swertia
Swertia tubulosa
Photo taken at Quaking Aspen Meadow, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Yarrow
Achillea millefolium
Photo taken near Quaking Aspen Meadow, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Pussy Paws
Calyptridium umbellatum
Photographed near South Fork Meadows, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Star Tulip
Calochortus nudus
Photographed at Lower Blossom Lake, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Labrador Tea
Ledum glandulosum
Photographed near Redwood Crossing on the Middle Fork Tule River, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
White-veined Pyrola
Pyrola picta
Photographed near Long Meadow along the Tule River, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Ranger's Buttons
Sphenosciadium capitellum
Photographed at Lower Blossom Lake, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, CA
Morning Glory Family:
Photo taken at Frog Meadow, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Photo taken on the trail to the Mule Peak Lookout, Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County, CA
Sierra Morning Glory
Calystegia malacophylla
Photo taken at Frog Meadow, Sequoia National Forest, CA
Field Chickweed
Cerastium arvense
Photo taken near the Schulmann Grove, Inyo National Forest, CA
Rabbitbrush
Chrysothamnus parryi
Striped Adobe Lily (rare)
Fritillaria striata