A first glimpse at the 2017 wildflowers in Anza Borrego

Desert Wildflowers along Henderson Canyon Road, Borrego Springs, California. March 2017.

Last weekend we drove down to Borrego Springs to see how the wildflowers in the desert are doing this year. For weeks, people have been talking about a potential “super bloom” in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, since it was a very wet winter and the last storm at the end of February alone brought up to 1.5 inches (~40mm) of rain to the desert.

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Canyon Sin Nombre

Jumping Cholla Cactus, Canyon Sin Nombre, Carrizo Badlands, Southern Anza Borrego, San Diego County, CA.

Six photos from a pleasant desert hike at Canyon Sin Nombre in the Carrizo Badlands area of Southern Anza Borrego. All images and content © by Shuwen Lisa Wu, unless otherwise noted. No re-use without express written permission. Most images are available as prints and for commercial licensing. Please contact me if you’re interested. Prints … Read moreCanyon Sin Nombre