These are mostly annuals. If you are
interested in perennial flowers that grow wild in California, you
can see pictures, get information, or buy them from our California
Good ecology can make a field of difference!
Weeds not only compete directly with native wildflowers, but also
change the soil ecology making the environment inhospitable to
the wildflowers. Most California Wildflowers like undisturbed
soil and definitely no weeds.
For information on
how to plant wildflowers see our wildflower page.
this wildflower show lots of pink, yellow, and white slender Buckwheats,
mint, Monardella sp. decorate
this pasture giving the butterflies a
lovely feast. Later in the
summer the grand looks like a sand creak bed with only a few
remnants of the flowers that were there earlier in the season. This
pasture was previously a weedy mess. It
was sprayed with herbicides. And the following spring this came
up in place of the weeds!