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Tuesday, March 4, 2008


There is an article in the North County Times about the vegetation that has sprung up in the burn areas from last years fires. The areas provide a good arena to go check out some of our areas native flowers. However, the article is keen to point out that some of the grasses are foreign plants that crowd out the native plants. In addition, the grasses will pose a fire hazard when they dry out in the summer. 

That reminds me that I saw an article in the Wall Street Journal about Wildflowers around the country....Check it out

Get out there and check out our native flora!

1 comment:

Bill said...

I was in Anza Borrego this past weekend and caught a glimpse of the wildflowers. We camped in the high desert where most was green and not many blooms yet. A drive on Sunday to Coyote Canyon, just north of Borrego Springs, provided some good flower views. This site is a good resource: