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Fun Photo Friday — More El Paso Poppy Favorites


Yucca in Bloom

Now for today’s Fun Photo Friday favorites of this year’s poppy bloom on the Franklin Mountains of El Paso and the Pink Supermoon on the morning of April 7:

Poppies on the Slopes

Franklin Mountains in Bloom

The April 2020 Pink Supermoon

Sitting Amongst the Poppies

Majestic South Franklin Mountain

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Spring Poppies of El Paso — Part 4


California Poppies in the Franklin Mountains

As I mentioned earlier in this two-week series, El Paso was also graces with a spectacular sunset on April 6, and a great view of a Super Pink Moon Supermooon on the morning of April 7:

El Paso sunset on April 6, 2020

This month’s Pink Supermoon

Another photo of an April bloom of a scarlet hedgehog cactus:

Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus in Bloom

Now for today’s gallery of this year’s spectacular California poppy bloom in El Paso’s Franklin Mountains:

And one last panoramic view of poppies in bloom:

California Poppies in the Franklin Mountains

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Spring Poppies of El Paso — Part 3


California Poppies in the Franklin Mountains

A refresher from last Monday’s article:

This week and next I’m going to go into cruise control and just post a lot of pictures at an annual floral event here in El Paso, Texas. And this year is an exceptional one. It’s our annual blooming of California poppies along the eastern slopes of the Franklin Mountains. I’m also going to intersperse photos of these poppies with some flowing in my own yard. So, why is this year so spectacular? Because we’ve had an exceptionally wet spring. El Paso normally gets around 9.71 inches/247mm (30-year average) of  annual precipitation, and most of that falls from early July through the end of September. So far, we’ve had 3.01 inches/78mm!

Scarlet hedgehog cactus in bloom

And here’s today’s photo gallery. Click on any image below to enlarge and engage the slide show:

And today’s last image:

California Poppies in the Franklin Mountains

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