|Will the Temblor Range look as colorful|
in 2011 as it did here in April of 2010?
Scattered wildflowers are just starting in the Alabama Hills and Owens Valley, but just to the south, the Indian Wells Valley around Ridgecrest has been warm enough to encourage large displays of goldfields with other varieties just coming to life. Too much cold and snow to get things rolling yet in the Kern County Mountains and Tehachapis.
|It's "wait-and-see" as people|
hope for a bloom like this along
California's Central Coast
Although rain is always most welcome in our drought-stricken landscapes, it's difficult to tell if it has come too late to get the wildflowers to make a grand appearance this Spring.
|The Sierra Nevada foothils above the|
Owens Valley in May, 2010
Wildflower reports are being updated here almost daily as well as going out in short form on Twitter sometimes several times a day so stay tuned!