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Early Bloom In Death Valley: An Update

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"Camissonia brevipes" by Eric in SF - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons

A few days ago, we talked with botanist Pat Leary of the College of Southern Nevada and Patrick Donnelly of the Amargosa Conservancy about the early bloom in parts of Nevada and California.

Because of the rain in the fall, flowers that usually start to bloom at the end of February began to bloom, this season, at the beginning of January.

Leary visited Death Valley this past Friday and Saturday – and we thought it would be fun to get a Death Valley early bloom report from him. 

 

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Pat Leary

Desert Sunflower/Geranea Canescens/Photo taken Jan. 29/Death Valley National Park

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Pat Leary

Desert Sunflower/Geranea Canescens/Photo taken Jan. 29/Death Valley National Park

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Desert Sunflower/Geranea Canescens/Photo taken Jan. 29/Death Valley National Park

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Jan 25, 2016

Early Spring Bloom

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Pat Leary, botanist, College of Southern Nevada

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