Spring Annuals
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They are called annuals... but the 'big show' does not happen every year in every place. That makes peak bloom years a special treat. These photos are from 2003 in the Tucson Mountains.

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Arizona poppies, of course!

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poppies and lupines
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poppies, lupines and owl's clover... owl's clover displays are a comparative rarity in the Tucson Mountains
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lupine-laden slope

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Not in the Tucson Mountains but near Kitt Peak.

A windswept display of this kind as far as the eye could see.

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