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Spring Flowers of SoCal 2008

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Some of these are natural wildflowers from the El Dorado Nature Center in urban Long Beach, CA

Added photos from Sherman Gardens in Corona Del Mar

More about Sherman Gardens here:

http://www.slgardens.org/

Added photos from The Huntington

Added more El Dorado Nature Center shots. wildflowers and fauna.

Added more shots from El Dorado Nature Center. wildflowers and just a few of the local fauna.

Added shots from the El Dorado Nature Center More about the Nature Center here:

http://www.longbeach.gov/park/facilities/parks/el_dorado_nature_center.asp

Added second day of flowers at Descanso.
Added Tulips, Flowering Trees and more from Descanso Gardens taken on Saturday March 22, 2008 (day before Easter Sunday).In order to spark interest I will be randomizing the order of these shots a few times each day. All photos shot in RAW and processed in Apple Aperture 2.01.

Your comments most welcome.

Venues where flowers taken so far:

Sherman Gardens, Corona Del Mar, CA
El Dorado Nature Center, Long Beach, CA
South Coast Botanical Gardens (Palos Verdes)
Fullerton Arboretum (On the campus of Cal State Fullerton)
Descanso Gardens (La Canada / Flintridge)

Ken Leonard

I do not know the names of some of these flowers. If you know, click on the flower and comment. Or correct me if I am wrong. Thank you.

Click on individual flower to increase size and clarity. Click on flower also to view camera settings and where photo was taken and more info.

All photos drastically downsized. All photos Copyright 2008 Ken Leonard. You may share the online versions with your friends but please do give me credit and a link back to this album. Thank you for your professional understanding.

Douglas Iris
Douglas Iris
Squirrel
Squirrel
Iris
Iris
On the grounds of Sherman Gardens, Corona Del Mar
On the grounds of Sherman Gardens, Corona Del Mar
Passion Flower
Passion Flower
Iris
Iris
Daffodil
Daffodil
Camelia
Camelia
Fields of mustard
Fields of mustard
Aloe (South African)
Aloe (South African)
Flowering crab apple
Flowering crab apple
Flowering Nectarine
Flowering Nectarine
Primrose
Primrose
A field of Dasies
A field of Dasies
Iris
Iris
Mustard and ?
Mustard and ?
Daisies
Daisies
Daisy
Daisy
Cotton Tail Rabbit
Cotton Tail Rabbit
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Wisteria
Wisteria
Iris
Iris
Iris
Iris
DSC_2752.jpg
DSC_2752.jpg
DSC_2742.jpg
DSC_2742.jpg
Aloe (South African)
Aloe (South African)
Mustard
Mustard
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Camilia
Camilia
 Columbine
Columbine
Calla Lilly or Lilly of the Nile
Calla Lilly or Lilly of the Nile
Flowing Plum tree
Flowing Plum tree
Iris
Iris
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Lizard mating ritual?
Lizard mating ritual?
Fields of mustard
Fields of mustard
Iris
Iris
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DSC_2728.jpg
California poppy
California poppy
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
Squirrel
Squirrel
Flowering Nectarine
Flowering Nectarine
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulip
Tulip
Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
Matilija Poppy
Matilija Poppy
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso
Tulips at Descanso
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Daffodil
Daffodil
Petunias
Petunias
Green Heron
Green Heron
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Sedum
Sedum
Flowering Nectarine
Flowering Nectarine
Weeping Willow (Descanso Gardens)
Weeping Willow (Descanso Gardens)
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
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DSC_2740.jpg
Fox Glove
Fox Glove
Young Squirrel
Young Squirrel
Islandic Poppy
Islandic Poppy
Flowering crab apple
Flowering crab apple
Japanese Magnolia
Japanese Magnolia
Icelandic Poppy
Icelandic Poppy
El Dorado Nature Center map
El Dorado Nature Center map
Iris
Iris
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Snapdragon
Snapdragon
Iris
Iris
Fox Glove
Fox Glove
Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulip
Tulip
Mini Daffodils
Mini Daffodils
A Wisp of Wisteria at Descanso Gardens
A Wisp of Wisteria at Descanso Gardens
Flowering Almond
Flowering Almond
Green Heron
Green Heron
Daisy
Daisy
DSC_2739.jpg
DSC_2739.jpg
Matillija Poppy
Matillija Poppy
Irises
Irises
Aloe (South African)
Aloe (South African)
Mini daffodils
Mini daffodils
Matillija poppy
Matillija poppy
Flowering Nectarine
Flowering Nectarine
Ranunculus
Ranunculus
Pride of Madeira
Pride of Madeira
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Calla Lilly or Lilly of the Nile
Calla Lilly or Lilly of the Nile
Camilia
Camilia
Double trumpet flower
Double trumpet flower
Cotton Tail Rabbit
Cotton Tail Rabbit
Green Heron
Green Heron
Matilija Poppy
Matilija Poppy
At the Entrance to The Huntington
At the Entrance to The Huntington
Matillija poppy
Matillija poppy
Flowering cherry
Flowering cherry
Green Heron
Green Heron
Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
Spoon Petal Gerbera Daisy
Spoon Petal Gerbera Daisy
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Fields of mustard
Fields of mustard
Ranunculus
Ranunculus
DSC_2751.jpg
DSC_2751.jpg