Identifying Southern California Wild Flowers?These grow wild along the hiking trails outside San Diego on Black Mountain!
Echinacea and Bee"Hands down, hold still, it's a bee!" The petals of the flowers, for some reason, were all in a "down" position while the bee was pollinating. Was it out of fear for the bee? Of course not, but it was kind of interesting to see the unusual position of the flower petals.
Beautiful Wild FlowersWhile my sister and I were taking a walk on a wonderful summer day, I saw these beautiful wild flowers next to the road.
Making a WishThe white seeds that form on a dying flower, turning it into a "puff," are what you blow on to make a wish. This photo shows three stages of a flower: the live bud, a full bloom, and the "puff" from a dead flower. The last stage is a "wish in action!"