acquired March 18, 2019
acquired March 18, 2019

Wildflowers on the Carrizo Plain



After a wet winter, an explosion of wildflowers have emerged in Southern California. On March 18, 2019, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured this image of wildflowers blanketing green hillsides and stream valleys near the town of New Cuyuma.

NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Text by Adam Voiland.