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This site is dedicated to helping you find and learn about wildflowers in the United States of America. These areas are a great place to visit with the family and provide ample opportunities for recreation and photographs. Click on a state below to learn more about their wildliflower areas. Follow us on our blog at:
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Welcome to! This site is dedicated to helping you find the best wildflower viewing in the U.S. This is the California page. Enjoy!

Want to learn about the Fairs and Festivals in CA? Visit

Wildflowers in Bloom in California

Natural History Wandering

Table Mtn. in Northern California

CA Dept. of Fish and Game Viewing Areas in Central California


CA DFG link to wildflower outings

2012 Vernal Pool outings with the Nature Conservancy

Jepson Prarie Preserve info from UCD

or guided walks

Viewing areas of CA in the US Forest Service Domain

Annual Wildflower show at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont, CA

For a report on wildflowers in the deserts visit-- and to view native plants of the desert visit--

The Wildflower Hotline reports on flower activity from March through May--

Nature Alley by Nature Ali reports on wildflowers found in Kern County and south --

Total Escape lists towns with wildflowers viewing nearby and hikes that highlight wildflowers-- totalescape

US Dept. of Interior BLM website lists areas of California that are controlled by the BLM and contain wildflowers-- BLM

More links to California Wildflowers

Wildflowers will help you ID flowers

From IBM's Almaden Research Center-- Almaden Wildflowers

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

500 California Wildflowers (book and CD for sale)

Wildflowers found in northwestern California

Google Map coming soon


Flickr has pages of photo groups dedicated to wildflowers worldwide

Photo Tips for wildflowers

Wildflower Photograpy Tips from

Free eBook from



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More viewing hints: Take pictures, lots of pictures. Digital is the way to go and pack your macro lens. Here are links for camera techniques and products.

Wildflower photo tips

Digital Cameras

Macro lens options



Capturing memories hints: Take pictures, lots of pictures. Digital is the way to go and pack your macro lens.

More helpful tips: Respect the property owner's rights. We capture most of our pictures from the car, or from a place where we can be safely off the road. We have never trespassed to view wildflowers and hope you adhere to this principle too.


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