Flowers of California

The California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), the state flower. Wild morning glory (Calystegia macrostegia). Popcornflower (Plagiobothrys collinus), part of the borage family that includes forget-me-nots. Wild or charlock mustard (Sinapis arvensis), a highly invasive species in California. It burns well, contributing to more severe fires in the region. Caterpillar scorpionweed or phacelia (Phacelia cicutaria), fond ofContinue reading “Flowers of California”