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NEVADA FALL COLOR MAP

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This beautiful full-color PDF download will give you:
• Picturesque fall color hotspots throughout the state.
• What you’ll see in each area
• Directions to each beautiful spot.

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Wallflower Tahoe Meadows

Tahoe Meadows and Ophir Creek Trail Wildflowers Report

Tahoe Meadows is a lush, mountain meadow at the top of the Mount Rose Highway (State Route 431) near Reno and Incline Village, Nevada. It’s also one of the best places to view wildflowers in Nevada. Wildflowers are blooming nearly everywhere there right now. On a hike through the area …

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Nevada Desert Dandelions

Northern Nevada Wildflowers Report: Wild Peonies, Phlox, and More

Splashes of wildflower color are appearing in the lower elevations of Northern Nevada. Professional photographer Patrick Wilkes saw this beautiful display of desert dandelions growing along Highway 95 between Yerington and Hawthorne, Nevada on Tuesday, May 17.  Here’s a roundup of some other Nevada wildflowers we’ve spotted recently and where …

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Wildflowers in Nevada: Bitterbrush

Wildflowers in Nevada: Bitterbrush Is in Bloom

I’ve always thought antelope bitterbrush (Purshia tridentate) looks kind of creepy most of the year. Something about the trunks of the larger plants that look like thin shaggy arms that could reach out and grab someone walking past. I probably just read too many Stephen King books when I was in my …

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Desert Peach

Nevada Wildflowers Report: Desert Peaches 

It’s always a treat to see the desert peaches (Prunus andersonii) start blooming in northwestern and central Nevada and eastern California. They’re some of my favorite wildflowers of Nevada. From late March until mid-April they brighten up the desert landscape with their cheerful pink blooms.  Some of these Northern Nevada …

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Aspens in Winter

What Aspens Do In Winter That Other Trees Don’t

Did you know aspens do something in the winter that other trees don’t do? Trees use a process called photosynthesis to produce the sugar they need to survive. In the winter, trees that lose their leaves (called deciduous trees) are mostly dormant and stop photosynthesis. But not the majestic and …

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