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eNature Online Field Guides

Desert Wildflower Reports

DesertUSA Wildflower Guide

LadyBird Johnson Wildflower Center

Natural History Wanderings on Desert North & South West Wildflower Destinations & Reports   


Desert Wildflower Watch, ~March

DesertUSA Wildflower Guide

Arizona/Sonora Desert Museum Wildflower Resource

Desert Botanical Garden (covers Arizona, phone hotline open only during March and April)

Arizona State Parks website has a wildflower link with some images. Click on the Rangercam drop-down menu at the bottom of the page.

Lost Dutchman State Park

Buenos Aires NWR

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Picacho Peak State Park



California Wildflower Hotsheet (Posts current reports for CA sites)

Theodore Payne Foundation (covers southern California, phone hotline open only during March and April)

Desert Wildflower Watch, ~March

DesertUSA Wildflower Guide

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (California, ~Feb)

Joshua Tree National Park (California, links to another site)

Carrizo Plain National Monument



A Guide to Colorado's Best Photography Locations

Natural History Wanderings on Colorado Wildflowers

Desert Wildflower Watch, ~March

DesertUSA Wildflower Guide

North Carolina

Grandfather Mountain,


Shenk's Ferry Wildflower Preserve (PPL Corp)  


Edwards Plateau,   ~April



DC Wild Flower Season & Locations

Virginia Native Plant Society Links of Interest

Bles Park, 44830 Riverside Parkway, Ashburn/Sterling, VA

(Bles is somewhat behind the GW Campus, take Rte 7 to GW Blvd to the North end of Riverside)

Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship, VA

Field of Flowers, Purcellville, VA

Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area

Pinnacle Nature Area Preserve

Blue Ridge Parkway,

Photography by Stone (Mid-Atlantic Flora & Fungi)


West Virginia

WV Blooming Schedule (also birds and fall colors)

Enchanter's Garden, open by appointment April-Aug 304-466-3154


Wildflowers of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, Atkins, Menasha Ridge Press, 2005

Central Appalachian Wildflowers, Medina, The Globe Pequot Press, 2002

Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail, Atkins, Menasha Ridge Press, 1999

Wildflowers of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Alderman, The University of North Carolina Press, 1997