Blue

white yellow blue brown red
blue flowers

Asparagaceae
Brodiaea jolonensis
Dwarf Brodiaea

MayJune
Dichelostemma capitatum
blue dicks

JanJuly

Iridaceae
Sisyrinchium bellum
blue eyed grass

FebJune

Asteraceae
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
California Aster

JulyMar
Erigeron foliosus
leafy fleabane

AprJan
Carduus tenuiflorus
Slender Thistle

NovJune
Cirsium vulgare
Bull thistle

JanNov
Silybum marianum
milk thistle

All year
Stephanomeria cichoriacea
Chicory-leaved wire-lettuce

JuneJan
Stephanomeria exigua
Small Wirelettuce

JuneDec

Campanulaceae
Lobelia dunnii
Dunn’s lobelia

JuneNov

Apocynaceae
Vinca major
periwinkle

All year

Lamiaceae
Monardella lanceolata
Mustang Mint

MayAug
Salvia columbariae
chia

FebJune
Salvia leucophylla
purple sage

FebJuly
Salvia mellifera
black sage

DecSep
Scutellaria tuberosa
Danny’s Skullcap

March
Trichostema lanatum
Woolly bluecurls

FebAug
Trichostema lanceolatum
Turpentine Weed

JuneOct

Orobanchaceae
Castilleja brevistyla
Shortstyle Indian paintbrush

AprMay
Castilleja exserta
Owl’s clover

MarJune

Plantaginaceae
Antirrhinum kelloggii
climbing snapdragon

FebJune
Antirrhinum multiflorum
Sticky snapdragon

MarAug
Collinsia heterophylla
Chinese Houses

FebJuly
Penstemon grinnellii
Grinnelli’s Penstemon

AprJune
Penstemon heterophyllus
Foothill Penstemon

AprAug
Veronica anagallis-aquatica
Water Speedwell

All year

Verbenaceae
Verbena lasiostachys
Western verbena

FebSep

Solanaceae
Solanum lanceolatum
Lance-Leaf Nightshade

All year
Solanum umbelliferum
Blue Witch

JanMar
Solanum xanti
purple nightshade

All year

Boraginaceae
Eriodictyon crassifolium
Bicolored Yerba Santa

MarApr
Nemophila menziesii
baby blue eyes

FebMay
Phacelia brachyloba
Short Lobed Phacelia

MarJune
Phacelia campanularia
California bluebells

MarMay
Phacelia cicutaria
Caterpillar phacelia

MarJune
Phacelia distans
common phacelia

FebOct
Phacelia grandiflora
large flowered phacelia

FebAug
Phacelia parryi
Parry’s phacelia

April
Phacelia ramosissima
Rambling Phacelia

AprNov
Phacelia tanacetifolia
Tansy Phacelia

FebJune
Phacelia viscida-viscida
Sticky Phacelia

April
Pholistoma auritum
fiesta flower

JanJune

Polemoniaceae
Allophyllum gilioides
Dense false giliflower

MarOct
Gilia capitata
Globe gilia

FebJuly
Leptodactylon californicum
Prickly-phlox

JanJuly
Leptosiphon bicolor
True Babystars

MayJune
Navarretia hamata
Hooked Pincushionplant

MarJuly
Navarretia mitracarpa
Paso Robles Navarretia

May

Aizoaceae
Carpobrotus chilensis
Sea Fig

All year

Nyctaginaceae
Mirabilis laevis
Wishbone bush

DecJuly

Polygonaceae
Chorizanthe staticoides
Turkish Rugging

AprJuly

Brassicaceae
Cakile maritima
sea rocket

All year
Raphanus ssp
wild radish

All year

Geraniaceae
Erodium botrys
long-beaked storksbill

JanSep
Erodium cicutarium
Red-stemmed storksbill

DecAug
Geranium dissectum
cut-leaved geranium

FebMay

Malvaceae
Malva nicaeensis
bull mallow

All year

Fabaceae
Lathyrus vestitus
common pacific pea

SepJune
Vicia villosa
Hairy Vetch

DecJuly
Lupinus albifrons
Silver Lupine

MarAug
Lupinus bicolor
miniature lupine

FebJune
Lupinus chamissonis
Dune lupine

FebOct
Lupinus hirsutissimus
stinging lupine

JanJune
Lupinus latifolius
Canyon Lupine

FebMay
Lupinus microcarpus-microcarpus
Valley Lupine

April
Lupinus nanus
sky lupine

FebJune
Lupinus sparsiflorus
Mojave Lupine

FebJuly
Lupinus succulentus
arroyo lupine

DecJuly
Lupinus truncatus
blunt leaved lupine

March
Hoita macrostachya
California Hemp

MayNov
Pickeringia montana
Chaparral-pea

MarAug
Medicago sativa
alfalfa

MayJune
Trifolium willdenovii
Tomcat clover

AprJune

Rhamnaceae
Ceanothus leucodermis
Whitethorn Ceanothus

FebMar
Ceanothus spinosus
Greenbark

DecAug
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Blue Bush

DecJune

Ranunculaceae
Delphinium parishii
pale larkspur

FebJuly
Delphinium parryi
purple larkspur

FebJune
Delphinium patens
spreading larkspur

JanJune
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2 Responses to “Blue”

  1. Gerald A. Rosenthal Says:

    I would like to use one of your images in a revision of my book Sonoran Desert Life. Is this possible?

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