Time for the photo club annual trek for wildflowers nearby.
Searching the barren hillsides near our retirement community.
The endangered Dwarf Bearclaw Poppy, only grows here.
Stansbury Cliffrose is quite healthy looking in our desert.
Indian Paintbrush are quite colorful and common here.
I think this is the Common Mullein and
has a purple flower at the top later.
I'm guessing this is the Weakstem Mariposa Lily.
Our guide was a retired Biology HS teacher who
knows his stuff. We are all novices but interested.
More Indian paintbrush?
I'm guessing Weakstem Mariposa Lily?
Hedge Hog cactus has beautiful flowers.
Gorgeous closeup but watch out for the needles.
Amazing how plants grow with little soil or moisture.
Soft and fragile vs. prickly and sharp!
Photographers hunting for beauty among the rocks!