The Lupines Have Come Early This Year

Rain clouds blanket the Downtown skyline


With all the rain we have received over the past few days, it seemed like a prime opportunity to see what new plants may be gracing our park. A short hike through the park revealed one of our favorite wildflowers has already started to bloom, the Arroyo Lupine! Although the Lupines have not fully developed; it fun to imagine the sea of purple that will blanket our park come March. So if you are jonesing for some wildflowers, now you know where to start.

Rain drops on the leaves of an Arroyo Lupine


An early bud of the Arroyo Lupine flower


A cluster of Arroyo Lupines.

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