Bloom Identification Guide For The San Gabriel Mountains - Pink, Red and Orange Blooms

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 2000

PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecPlant
 
Pink Flowers
Beavertail Cactus
Opuntia basilaris
             Beavertail Cactus
Opuntia basilaris
Ashy-leaf Buckwheat
Eriogonum cinereum
ending      beginning     Ashy-leaf Buckwheat
Eriogonum cinereum
Wright's Buckwheat
Eriogonum wrightii var. subscaposum
             Wright's Buckwheat
Eriogonum wrightii var. subscaposum
Chaparral Currant
Ribes malvaceum
 fullfullfull      fullfull Chaparral Currant
Ribes malvaceum
Squaw Currant
Ribes cereum
         leaf color   Squaw Currant
Ribes cereum
Gilia
Gilia sp.
   beginningfullfull full     Gilia
Gilia sp.
Prickly Phlox
Leptodactylon californicum
    fullfullfull      Prickly Phlox
Leptodactylon californicum
Red Maids
Calandrinia ciliata
   full         Red Maids
Calandrinia ciliata
Rose
Rosa californica
             Rose
Rosa californica
Snowberry
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
             Snowberry
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
Wishbone Bush
California Four O'Clock
Mirabilis californica
   beginning         Wishbone Bush
California Four O'Clock
Mirabilis californica
Red Flowers
California Fuchsia
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
      fullfullfullfullendingending California Fuchsia
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
Castor Bean
Ricinus communis
beginning beginningfull         Castor Bean
Ricinus communis
Columbine
Aquilegia formosa
    beginningfullfull      Columbine
Aquilegia formosa
Fuchsia-flowered Gooseberry
Ribes speciosum
 beginning full         Fuchsia-flowered Gooseberry
Ribes speciosum
Indian Pink
Silene californica
      full   one  Indian Pink
Silene californica
Scarlet Larkspur
Delphinium cardinale
             Scarlet Larkspur
Delphinium cardinale
Paintbrush
Castilleja sp.
   beginningfullfullfull      Paintbrush
Castilleja sp.
Heartleaf Penstemon
Keckiella cordifolia
     fullfullleaf color     Heartleaf Penstemon
Keckiella cordifolia
Scarlet Bugler
Penstemon centranthifolius
   beginningfullfull       Scarlet Bugler
Penstemon centranthifolius
Scarlet Monkeyflower
Mimulus cardinalis
      fullending     Scarlet Monkeyflower
Mimulus cardinalis
Snowplant
Sarcodes sanguinea
    fullfull       Snowplant
Sarcodes sanguinea
California Sycamore
Platanus racemosa
   beginning     leaf color   California Sycamore
Platanus racemosa
Orange Flowers
Calif. Poppy
Eschscholzia californica
   beginningfull        Calif. Poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Dodder (entire plant, not blooms)
Cuscuta sp. "orange spaghetti"
   beginningfull full      Dodder (entire plant, not blooms)
Cuscuta sp. "orange spaghetti"
Live-Forever
Dudleya sp.
   beginning         Live-Forever
Dudleya sp.
Orange Bush
Monkeyflower
Mimulus aurantiacus
   beginningfullfullendingending     Orange Bush
Monkeyflower
Mimulus aurantiacus
* = non-native

"Full bloom" means the majority of the plants are in full bloom.
"Beginning" means that some plants are blooming somewhere.
"Ending" means that the majority of plants have finished blooming, although some plants in some locations may still be in full bloom.
"Gone" means we haven't seen any in bloom anywhere.


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Updated 8 January 2001.