Wildflowers

April 12, 2024 Wildflower Update:

It is time for our cactus and shrubs to shine!  We have beautiful blooming cacti and shrubs in our Visitor Center Garden as well as on many trails and roads throughout the park.  We bid farewell to many of our desert wildflowers as they have entered the next stage.  

For more information please call the Wildflower hotline at 760-767-4685 visit our interactive map interactive map or follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Would you like to help Anza-Borrego Desert State Park with reporting wildflower locations and species? Easy! When you spot wildflowers, visit the link below or scan the QR code, fill out the quick survey, and upload a picture. The information and photos will then be displayed and used to help fill out the interactive Wildflower map.

Survey:
https://arcg.is/KW54r

Wildflower QR

 

Beavertail Cactus blossom with native bee.  Beavertail Cactus Blossom

Scroll down for photos from PREVIOUS wildflower years.


WILDFLOWERS

Beavertail Cactus Blossom Orcutt Aster by Mike Bigelow Fishhook Cactus




















Fishhook Cactus (Mammillaria)
photo by Park Volunteer Mike Bigelow


Blossoms and Buds: Beavertail Cactus at the Visitor Center (S Theriault)

The pictures below are from previous years' wildflower seasons. 

Orcutt Aster by Park Volunteer Mike Bigelow

Desert Woolstar photo by Mike Bigelow
Desert Woolstar by Park Volunteer Mike Bigelow

Apricot Mallow
Apricot Mallow by Park Volunteer Mike Bigelow

 

Phacelia (Wild Heliotrope) photo by Park Volunteer Grace Clark
Phacelia (Wild Heliotrope)
photo by Park Volunteer Grace Clark

Pink Cheesebush by Grace Clark for webpage
Pink-blooming Cheesebush
photo by Park Volunteer Grace Clark

Barrel Cactus
     Barrel Cactus