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Sonoma County Wildflowers

There’s a pretty good variety of wildflowers here in Sonoma County, but they don’t seem to be found in profusion like in the Sierra, so I have photographed individuals instead. The California Native Plant Society is very active here, so I joined and hope to go on their outings.

Diogenes’ lantern, looking for an honest man. Aka golden fairy

Rock rose:

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Cream cups:

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White fritillary, aka fragrant fritillary, rare and endangered found only in California, mostly Sonoma county:

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Sticky monkeyflower:

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Fringed woodland star:

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Lupine:

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Pink eyed grass, greatly enlarged. It’s only about a half inch across:

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Blue eyed grass, neither blue eyed nor a grass:

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Checkerbloom:

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Our old Sierra foothill friend, Chinese houses:

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Poppies in chardonnay:

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A fading iris:

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