Many suggest that Spring has arrived in the Rocky Mountains when the first Pasqueflowers begin to bloom. It is one of the very first wildflowers to bloom in Springtime at altitudes from 8,000 to 11,500 feet. The blossoms appear before the leaves and last for many days as the plant develops.
The wildflowers this Spring have been amazing in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia and North Carolina. There are a number of State parks and trails where a variety of different Trilliums and other wildflowers easily can be seen.
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.
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...