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 March 20, 2017

In the Devil's Playground Area:
Bigelow's monkeyflower - Diplacus (Mimulus) bigelovii
Desert lily - Hesperocaulis undulata
Desert pincushion - Chaenactis steviodes
Layne's milkvetch - Astragalus layneae
Mohave prickly poppy - Argemone corymbosa
Notch leaf phacelia - Phacelia crenulata
Prickly pear cactus - Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris
Pygmy Poppy - Eschscholzia minutiflora
Sand verbena - Abronia villosa var. villosa
Showy gilia - Gilia cana ssp. speciformis
Wallace's woolly daisy - Eriophyllum wallacei

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


Last updated: July 17, 2017

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