Where the Wildflowers Are

In spring and early summer, this list is updated with wildflower observations by both National Park Service staff and visitors. If you would like to contribute, please email us with your wildflower sightings. Be sure to let us know what you saw (common name and/or scientific name), where you saw it (nearby roads, mile markers, landmarks, etc.), when you saw it, and any other information you feel might be useful to others.


Wildflower Observations

Week of April 11, 2016

Very few people have reported wildflowers this year, but that doesn't mean that wildflowers aren't blooming in Mojave! Please call the Kelso Depot Visitor Center at (760) 252-6108 or the Hole-in-the-Wall Information Center at (760) 252-6104 to get the latest information.

Week of March 14, 2016

Black Canyon and Essex Roads: Mojave yucca are blooming profusely

Week of March 7, 2016

East end of Little Cowhole Mountains (high clearance and 4-wheel drive needed):
Borrego milkvetch - Astragalus lentiginosus var. borreganus
Bird cage evening primrose - Oenothera deltoides ssp. deltoides
Desert lily - Hesperocallis undulata
Sand verbena - Abronia villosa var. villosa
Desert marigold - Baileya pleniradiata
Panamint cryptantha - Cryptantha angustifolia
Desert pincushion - Chaenactis stevioides

Email us to report any good wildflower sightings you've seen in Mojave National Preserve.

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Mailing Address:

2701 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311


(760) 252-6100

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