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Spring Wildflowers in Arizona’s Catalina State Parks are Getting Better Day by Day.

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Spring Wildflowers in Arizona’s Catalina State Parks are Getting Better Day by Day.

Desert Spring wildflowers in Arizona's Catalina Mountains are filling the hillsides and are getting better day by day. Poppies, lupines, Brittlebushes, Fairy Dusters and more are creating brilliant color displays.

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Spring Wildflowers in Arizona Are Blooming in Profusion.

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Desert wildflowers are abundant in Southern Arizona this spring. The plentiful wildflowers are the result of a mild and wet winter. Here are some wildflowers and blooming bushes that one can easily see now.     California Poppy covers whole hillsides and sometimes mixes with Lupine for brilliant color displays. Its yellow to orange cup-shaped flowers consist of 4 petals. Lupine, a member of the Pea Family, has dense spiked clusters of blue flowers and leaves that are palmately divided into 5 to 9 leaflets. The Brittlebush blooms from November to May and can also cover whole areas along the roadsides...

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