Tuesday, February 14, 2012

New Feature: Wildflower of the Day...

We have a new page on the Wildflower Conservancy website.  It features an image of a different wildflower species each day and includes both its common and Latin names.  This is an easy way to learn the names of our beautiful wildflowers. 

Here are a few of our first Wildflowers of the Day...

Pretty in Pink
Showy Gilia (Gilia cana)

Transcendent Moments
Cream Cups (Platystemon californicus)

Luscious Larkspur
Recurved Larkspur (Delphinium recurvatum)

Sun-kissed Paintbrush
 Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja affinis var. contentiosa)

Desert Gold
Desert Gold (Geraea canescens)

In the Pink...
Lewis' Monkeyflower (Mimulus lewisii)

Gotta Love Those Baby Blue Eyes!
Baby Blue Eyes (Nemophila menziesii)