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Cabrillo National Monument protects a unique and diverse landscape thriving with life. Follow our science teams into the field and discover the stories of our park’s natural resources and beyond.
It’s That Asteraceae Time Again
April 11, 2019
Asteraceae is one of the largest plant families in the world. This includes the sunflower, aster, daisy, cosmos, dahlia, and thistle to just name a few. At Cabrillo National Monument we have a great bloom of plants in the sunflower family. This year’s rain has given the Sea Dahlia, Bush Sunflower, and San Diego Viguiera a great start and impressive bloom within the park.
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