Tag Archive | Wild Artichoke

Eden’s Calling You~

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So step outside.
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The path beckons,
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leading you into the forest.
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Inhale the clean mountain air.
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Dip your toes into the cool, clear springs.
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The air is perfumed with the scent of wild mountain roses,
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and you pick some to bring back home, just a few, leaving most.
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Wild artichoke are blooming everywhere.
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If you were stressed when you arrived,
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as you leave your heart is filled with nature’s peace.
Cheers to you from Mt. Palomar State Park~

San Diego County Native Wildflowers~

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Argemone or Prickly Poppy
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Elfin Mariposal Lily
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California Coastal Sunflower
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Wild Artichoke. These were miniatures though which were new to me!
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Here is some more of the striking Prickly Poppies.
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I had never seen these before. They resemble small Matilija Poppies.
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They are so beautiful and were blanketing the coastal mountains that had burned in prior years.
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I am looking in to planting some at The Holler.
Cheers to you from these most cheerful native San Diego wildflowers!