Bay Area Hiker: White wildflowers
White wildflowers
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Western heart's ease photo
Western heart's-ease (Viola ocellata), spring, Stevens Creek Nature Trail, Monte Bello Open Space Preserve

Fairy lanterns photo
Fairy Lantern (Calochortus albus), spring, Blue Oak Trail, Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve
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Fremont star lily(Zigadenus fremontii), winter, Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve
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Common muilla
Common muilla (Muilla maritima), late winter, Franciscan Loop Trail, Edgewood Park and Preserve

Pussy ears photo
Pussy ears (Calochortus tolmiei), spring, Chimney Rock Trailhead, Point Reyes National Seashore

Woodland star photo
Woodland star (Lithophragma affine), spring, Sneath Lane Trail, Sweeney Ridge
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Creamcups photo
Creamcups (Platystemon californicus), spring, Conifer Fire Road, Gary Giacomini Open Space Preserve
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Butterfly mariposa lily
Butterfly mariposa lily (Calochortus venustus), late spring, Flag Hill, Sunol Regional Wilderness

Hairy morning glory
Hairy morning glory (Calystegia malacophylla ssp. pedicellata), spring, Meridian Ridge Road, Mount Diablo State Park

Woolly fruit lomatium photo
Woolly fruit lomatium (Lomatium dasycarpum), winter, Old St. Hilary's Open Space Preserve

Manroot photo
California manroot (Marah fabeceus), spring, Hazelnut Trail, San Pedro Valley Park

Fat Solomon's seal
Fat Solomon's seal (Smilacina racemosa), late winter, Sylvan Trail, Edgewood Park and Preserve

False solomon's seal photo
Slim solomon's seal (Smilacina stellata), spring, Hazelnut Trail, San Pedro Valley Park

Calla lilies
Calla lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica), late winter, Big Basin State Park

False babystars
Small flowered linanthus (Linanthus parviflorus), spring, Prospect #3 Trail, Almaden Quicksilver County Park

Field chickweed
Field chickweed (Cerastium arvense), spring, Milagra Ridge

Douglas' sandwort
Douglas' sandwort (Minuartia douglasii), spring, Skywalker Easement

Salt marsh baccharis
Salt marsh baccharis (Baccharis douglasii), late summer, Año Nuevo Point Trail, Año Nuevo State Reserve

Spurry (Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis), late winter, Mount Davidson, San Francisco

Ferdinand's iris photo
Ferdinand's iris (Iris fernaldii), spring, Woods Trail, Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve

Frgrant fritillary
Fragrant fritillary (Fritillaria liliacea), late winter, Serpentine Loop Trail, Edgewood Park and Preserve

Popcorn flowers photo
Popcorn flower (Plagiobothrys nothofulvus), early spring, Austin Creek State Recreation Area

Trillium photo
Western trillium (Trillium ovatum), late winter, Hamms Gulch Trail, Windy Hill Open Space Preserve

Pipestem clematis
Pipestem clematis (Clematis lasiantha), spring, Gray Pine Trail, Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Cow parsnip photo
Cow parsnip (Heracleum lanatum), spring, Summit Loop Trail, San Bruno Mountain State and County Park

Thimbleberry photo
Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus), spring, Hazelnut Trail, San Pedro Valley Park
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Miner's lettuce photo
Miner's Lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata), spring, Quail Loop Trail, Junipero Serra County Park

White brodiaea
White brodiaea (Triteleia hyacinthina), spring, Cave Trail, Rockville Hills Community Park

Coast fairy bells
Coast fairy bells (Disporum smithii), spring, Van Damme State Park

Common phacelia
Common phacelia (Phacelia distans), spring, Stile Ranch Trail

Alum-root (Heuchera micrantha), late spring, Stewart Trail, Point Reyes

Wood strawberry photo
Wood Strawberry (Fragaria vesca), spring, Sneath Lane Trail, Sweeney Ridge

Pearly everlasting photo
Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea), late spring, Meadowlark Trail, Arastradero Preserve

Bindweed photo
(Convolvulus arvensis), autumn, Coastal Trail, Point Reyes National Seashore

Nutall's milkvetch

Nutall's milkvetch (Astragalus nuttallii var. virgatus), summer, Sequoia Audubon Trail, Pescadero Marsh

Seaside heliotrope
Seaside heliotrope (Heliotropium curassavicum), summer, Tidelands Trail, Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Wild carrot
Wild carrot (Daucus carota), early autumn, Ragle Ranch Regional Park

Kellogg's yampah
Kellogg's yampah (Perideridia kelloggii), summer, Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve

Bellardia (Bellardia trixago), spring, Meadows Canyon Trail, Tilden Regional Park
California Saxifrage (Saxifraga californica), late winter, Franciscan Trail, Edgewood Park and Preserve

Milkmaids photo
(Dentaria californica ssp. californica), late winter, Cascade Falls Trail, Cascade Canyon Open Space Preserve
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Yarrow photo
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), spring, Green Gulch Trail, Marin Headlands

Western wood anemone
Western wood anemone (Anemone oregana), late winter, Skyline to the Sea Trail, Big Basin State Park

Yerba buena Yerba buena (Satureja douglasii), spring, Eagle Creek Trail, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Western coltsfoot (Petasites frigidus var. palmatus), late winter, Skyline to the Sea Trail, Big Basin State Park

Cotton-batting plant
Cotton-batting plant (Gnaphalium stramineum), spring, Summit Loop Trail, San Bruno Mountain County Park

Narrow-leaf milkweed
Narrow-leaf milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis), summer, Sycamore Grove Park

Bedstraw (Galium californicum), spring, Wildcat Peak Trail, Tilden Regional Park

Redwood ivy
Redwood ivy (Vancouveria planipetala), late spring, El Corte de Madera Creek Trail, El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve

Hooded lady's tresses
Hooded lady's tresses (Spiranthes romanzoffiana), summer, Tomales Point Trail, Point Reyes National Seashore

Helleborine (Epipcatis helleborine), summer, Heritage Grove Trail, Sam McDonald County Park

Hillside bogorchid
Hillside bogorchid (Piperia elegans), summer, Old Pedro Mountain Road, McNee Ranch State Park

One highly recommended link:
Wildflowers at Coe Park


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