Asphodel. Formerly in the lily family.
The California Invasive Plant Council deems that this plant causes serious problems for native ecosystems. It’s all over our roads. I haven’t seen it on trails much, but it’s on roadsides.
Blooms year-round in wet years, but at its peak March-May.
Taking over a hillside on Mountain Dr. after the Jesusita Fire
(never this abundant again)