This year, with the heavy rains, the California deserts were abloom. Absolutely gorgeous. I had a chance to catch them in their glory at Anza-Borrego State Park, Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, and Carrizo Plain National Monument.
As the title suggests, here are some photos from Anza-Borrego. Click on a pic for identification.
Barrel cactus flower
Barrel cactus close-up
Barrel cactus & ocotiilo