Despite the dry climate, there’s likely to be something blooming at Pinnacles no matter what the time of year. Pinnacles is noteable for the wide variation of its plant communities. From arid sandy washes to deep canyons with permanent water, Pinnacles can be a land of extremes. When combined with intense seasonal variation, the effect is a landscape with many different kinds of habitat in close proximity. Download the comprehensive Pinnacles Vascular Plant List.
Researchers have created a vegetation map that shows how different plant communities are distributed throughout the park.
Learn about what's blossoming at Pinnacles and how to identify colorful flowers you might see during your visit.
Last updated: April 25, 2020