Dune Sunflower Photos, Helianthus niveus canescens

Photo of Helianthus niveus canescens, Dune sunflower
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Desert sunflowers (yellow centers) and dun sunflowers (brown centers) in bloom along Henderson Canyon Road, a popular flower viewing spot in the Borrego Valley.  Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months, Geraea canescens, Helianthus niveus canescens, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California

Updated: May 11, 2021

Species permalink: Helianthus niveus canescens
Common name permalink: Dune sunflower