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The Beauty of California Wildflowers

from Above

Posted on May 12, 2009

Every year, California experiences a burst of color as wildflowers bloom in the spring. From poppies to lupines, the golden state is full of vibrant blooms that are both breathtaking and captivating. We can marvel at these blooms from up close or take to the skies for an aerial view that will leave us speechless. In this blog post, we’ll explore the beauty of California’s wildflower blooms from above!

Types of Wildflowers in California

From poppies and lupines to baby blue eyes and coreopsis, there is no shortage of beautiful wildflowers in California. Each type of flower has its own unique color and petal shape, making them ideal for creating amazing aerial photographs from the sky. Wildflower season typically begins in the Southern regions of California around March-April, with peak blooms occurring by late May-June. As the hot summer temperatures come around in July-August, the flowers begin to fade away until the next springtime comes around again.

A stunning tapestry of bright oranges, yellows, and other vibrant hues adorn the wildflower fields of Lancaster, California in this aerial photograph

Where To Find Wildflowers in California

The best places for finding spectacular wildflower fields across California include Yosemite National Park, Death Valley National Park, Anza Borrego Desert State Park, and Point Reyes National Seashore. All four areas are known for their picturesque landscapes filled with vibrant carpets of yellow poppies and purple lupines that stretch as far as the eye can see! Other great spots include Joshua Tree National Park, Mojave National Preserve, Carrizo Plain Natural Area, and Antelope Valley State Poppy Reserve – all offering stunning views from above at different times throughout the season.

Wildflower season is one of nature’s most magical phenomena and its vibrant beauty makes it an ideal subject for nature enthusiasts all across California. With so many incredible places available for exploration, we are sure you will be able to enjoy this spectacular show of color! So why not grab your gear and start planning your next adventure? The possibilities are endless!