Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Science: Natural & Physical

Wild Gardens Series (cc)

"Highly Recommended! This series is an incomparable tour of natural beauty, offering breathtaking close-ups of wildflowers, panoramic views of sky and mountains, descriptive narration and symphonic music. A delight for the senses and a joy for nature enthusiasts, it is a wonderful opportunity to luxuriate in the Click for more

8. Chaparral (Elfin Forest) - Wildflowers 3 (cc)

08. Chaparral (Elfin Forest) - Wildflowers 3 (cc)

Many people have heard of Palomar Observatory, home to the giant telescope located on top of Palomar Mountain, which is located ninety miles southeast of Pasadena, California; others have heard of the historic town of Warner Springs situated in the nearby rolling hill country. But relatively few know that this remote area of San Diego County contains another Elfin Forest. Here host Martin Hale explores this classic Montane Chaparral landscape, which includes a vast habitat of incredible wildflowers. Flora observed include: Goldenfield; Baby Blue Eyes; Spanish Dagger; False Babystars; Common Cryptantha (Popcorn Flower); Clustered Broomrape; Desert Broomrape; Chaparral Yucca; Showy Penstemon; Clarkia; Charming Centaury; Mariposa Lilies; Opuntia Californica; Coulter Snapdragons; Parry's Green Gentian; Rosa Californica; Wide-Throated Monkeyflowers; Sticky Phacelia; White Fairy Lanterns; Calochortus; Diamond Fairy Fan; Evening Primrose; Lemmon's Catchfly; Catchfly; Western Columbine; Western Azalea; Globe Gilia; Dense Eriastrum. 2010/CC Closed-Captioned JSCA 30 min.

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