California Poppies

California Poppy

The time to see poppies has arrived! The Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve is open, sunrise to sunset, through mid-May. It's been a few years since I've visited, and I look forward to seeing the blooms now after these hardy winter rains.

This could have been me, way back when*:

California Poppies

*Note: Flower picking not permitted at the poppy reserve.

Images via New York Public Library