Wildflowers of Plumas County

by admin posted June 2, 2013 category Seasonal

Plumas County and beyond is currently flourishing with budding and blooming wildflowers of every color.  Each hike is adorned with colors of the rainbow, some still budding, some in their full glory.  The wildflower season has come earlier than usual, but this beautiful time of year is always accepted with open arms no matter what time of year they decide to come.  The season will continue to display a variety of colors for the next month, possibly more, so there is plenty of time to plan your favorite hike or visit to your favorite meadow to view these beauties.    Plumas County blooms some of the best.  Some of our favorites are:

Indian paintbrush


Red-  Indian Paintbrushes, Red Larkspur

Orange-  Scarlet Fritillary, Crimson Columbine

Yellow-  Mule Ears, Yellow Salsify, also known as Goats Beard

Blue- Larkspur

Purple-  Milkweed, Lupine

White-  Shasta Daisy, Yarrow

Pink-  Sierra Wild Rose, Pussy Paws, Penstemon


You can check out Plumas County Boom Blog for sightings and pictures of many varieties of wildflowers that bloom in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  Bloom Blog.  Get your hiking shoes on and come explore this colorful time of year and discover your favorite.  And if you cant help but want to stay, we got you covered!


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