Summer Solstice Second Spring for Coastal LA

Acmon Blue butterfly nectaring on Dune Buckwheat
Summer Solstice is here.   But it’s really second spring on the Los Angeles coast. The first comes soon after the rains of our winter downpours. Sometimes it’s February, March or even April when brown grasses and golden fields green up, and brilliant wildflowers – yellow, purple and white - sprout everywhere. Summer Solstice is here. 
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