• Desert wildflower season 2013
    Posted by at February 25th
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    WILDFLOWER SEASON 2013 GETS OFF TO A COLORFUL START

    Mexican gold poppy


    Red Maids
    Desert Rock Pea
    Wild hyacinth, aka Blue Dicks

    Desert wildflowers are popping up all over the low deserts this week.  With a decent amount of winter rain and warming temperatures, the show is off to a good start. Here’s a sampling of what’s blooming in the Superstition Wilderness right now.  Stay tuned for updates and wildflower hike trip reports.


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    Bio: Serial blogger, manic hiker and “mom” to a dozen adopted dogs, Mare Czinar has been exploring Arizona trails for more than 20 years. After being led astray (or just plain confused) by outdated hiking books and online resources (hence the tagline: We got lost, so you don’t have to), Czinar sought to create a fully vetted, frequently updated online hike travelogue with current driving and hiking directions to spare fellow hikers the mental and physical wear-and-tear of aimless wandering. In addition, blog entries are amended when road closures or wildfires restrict trail access. When not working, blogging, writing about the great outdoors or picking up dog poo, Czinar attempts to “stay found” while checking out new trails.


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