Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Wordless Wednesday: Our Yellow Natives



The very cool thing about these yellow star tulips and rainbow irises is that they only occur in a handful of counties in California. They are Sierra foothill natives, and they are growing all around our yard. Check out the Calflora page for information on wild California plants for conservation, education, and appreciation.

8 comments:

  1. Lovely. And they are getting plenty of snow and rain, aren't they?

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  2. What lovely volunteers. They must thrive on your "special" weather.

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  3. Have you seen any of the California yellow Trillium? It is so beautiful now.... peace MandT

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  4. I believe we've seen the irises on the trails around Ashland.

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  5. The tulips are "hairy." I suppose it's to make sure the pollinators do their job, but it reminds me of a sundew.

    I think you guys ended up in Paradise. There is so much beauty all around you. Thank you so much for sharing it with us!

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  6. What wonderful dewy shots!

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  7. Beautiful flowers and a wonderful resource to learn about them. Don't you just love the intertubes?

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