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Spring Flowers of SoCal 2008

Click on each photo to reveal location shot, camera settings and more.

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
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Squirrel
Iris
Iris
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95603450.s6YDwX8h.jpg On the grounds of Sherman Gardens, Corona Del Mar
On the grounds of Sherman Gardens, Corona Del Mar
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95603466.T3d7FMZR.jpg Passion Flower
Passion Flower
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Iris
Daffodil
Daffodil
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94645806.6sggO9nw.jpg Camelia
Camelia
Fields of mustard
Fields of mustard
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Aloe (South African)
Flowering crab apple
Flowering crab apple
Flowering Nectarine
Flowering Nectarine
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Primrose
Primrose
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A field of Dasies
Iris
Iris
Mustard and ?
Mustard and ?
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Daisies
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Daisy
Cotton Tail Rabbit
Cotton Tail Rabbit
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Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Wisteria
Wisteria
Iris
Iris
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Iris
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DSC_2752.jpg
DSC_2742.jpg
DSC_2742.jpg
t1%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94308403.1Ur9veeF.jpg t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f96043560.ZVCDGjuN.jpg Aloe (South African)
Aloe (South African)
Mustard
Mustard
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Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
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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
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Tulips at Descanso Gardens
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Lizard mating ritual?
Fields of mustard
Fields of mustard
Iris
Iris
DSC_2728.jpg
DSC_2728.jpg
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t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95603495.jwaIpyVt.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
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Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
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t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95743669.uy0Ao6aL.jpg t1%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f93976487.DPyRudR3.jpg Tulip
Tulip
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Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
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Matilija Poppy
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Tulips at Descanso Gardens
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Tulips at Descanso
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Daffodil
Daffodil
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Petunias
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Green Heron
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Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Sedum
Sedum
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t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95743673.OqLGQr9d.jpg 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
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94645813.24P6K2kP.jpg
Fox Glove
Fox Glove
t1%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f93976514.2DZxaKX1.jpg Young Squirrel
Young Squirrel
Islandic Poppy
Islandic Poppy
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Flowering crab apple
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f96043569.Vtfedxdl.jpg Japanese Magnolia
Japanese Magnolia
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94543759.CLAG1uzz.jpg Icelandic Poppy
Icelandic Poppy
El Dorado Nature Center map
El Dorado Nature Center map
Iris
Iris
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Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
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t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94645790.i3OYRuz0.jpg Snapdragon
Snapdragon
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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
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f96043563.vJ55CAtV.jpg Tulip
Tulip
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94645778.DGSyha61.jpg Mini Daffodils
Mini Daffodils
A Wisp of Wisteria at Descanso Gardens
A Wisp of Wisteria at Descanso Gardens
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95107068.Ta7CTlq0.jpg Flowering Almond
Flowering Almond
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95603338.aEnmjWVS.jpg
Green Heron
Green Heron
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Daisy
DSC_2739.jpg
DSC_2739.jpg
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t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95603352.Xx6l9sRj.jpg t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94645789.kLAg44do.jpg Matillija Poppy
Matillija Poppy
t1%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94308400.Amvj2pi0.jpg
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Irises
Aloe (South African)
Aloe (South African)
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Mini daffodils
Matillija poppy
Matillija poppy
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Flowering Nectarine
t1%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94308413.74E6OvbO.jpg Ranunculus
Ranunculus
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Pride of Madeira
Pride of Madeira
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Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
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t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94645805.bMNqtE4o.jpg Calla Lilly or Lilly of the Nile
Calla Lilly or Lilly of the Nile
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Camilia
Camilia
Double trumpet flower
Double trumpet flower
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94645811.oTuU8jmc.jpg Cotton Tail Rabbit
Cotton Tail Rabbit
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Green Heron
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Matilija Poppy
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At the Entrance to The Huntington
At the Entrance to The Huntington
Matillija poppy
Matillija poppy
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Flowering cherry
Green Heron
Green Heron
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t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f96043561.zueIgDih.jpg Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
Along the trail, El Dorado Nature Center
Spoon Petal Gerbera Daisy
Spoon Petal Gerbera Daisy
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94645802.IMHItpCS.jpg
t1%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f93367100.dSqpVhul.jpg Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
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Tulips at Descanso Gardens
Tulips at Descanso Gardens
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t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94645803.5dy34mER.jpg t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95107079.oAWK4Rn0.jpg t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95397071.AO3YzlyU.jpg Fields of mustard
Fields of mustard
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Ranunculus
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t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f95397054.rJZDnMFb.jpg DSC_2751.jpg
DSC_2751.jpg
t3%2f26%2f12626%2f4%2f94645804.grTLbRcS.jpg