Meadowmom

Meadowmom

Posted on 08/22/2013


Photo taken on March 26, 2008


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wildflowers
Mojave Desert
Gilia
Purple Mat
Bud Eriophylum


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Some years, the desert blooms...

Some years, the desert blooms...
Mojave Desert, California.
Gilias, Purple Mats, Bud Eriophylums.

Peter Van Der Houwen, just"jj", Tim Hanko have particularly liked this photo


11 comments - The latest ones
Chrissy S
Chrissy S
This one is like a little miracle! How does anything grow in that? .....Lovely capture
4 years ago.
Philippe Girault
Philippe Girault
Très joli. est-ce-que ce sont des plantes du désert ?
4 years ago.
Meadowmom has replied to Philippe Girault
Photographed in the dry Mojave Desert, close to Death Valley.

Perhaps once in 10 years, 2 or 3 rains come to the desert in December, and the desert bursts into bloom in March.
3 years ago.
Prairie Rambler
Prairie Rambler
Nature never ceases to amaze, such beautiful flowers.
4 years ago.
Tim Hanko
Tim Hanko
Fantastic.
3 years ago.
W9JIM - Jim Doss
W9JIM - Jim Doss
I think I like the belly flowers best.
3 years ago.
just"jj"
just"jj"
These are so fragile for such harsh conditions ... just gorgeous. Am glad to learn more of your desert environment.
3 years ago.
Peter Van Der Houwen
Peter Van Der Houwen
Amazing that the desert can produce such a wealth of flowers!
3 years ago.
Philippe Girault
Philippe Girault
Merci pour toutes ces précision sur ces superbes fleurs.
3 years ago.
Pam J
Pam J
Very special ...
3 years ago.
Anne Elliott
Anne Elliott
Oh, my goodness, what a glorious sight! They hardly look real. I've always fancied seeing desert blooms - so beautiful.
3 years ago.