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Brittlebush,   Encelia farinosa; E. californica        Images © Mark A. Chappell

Brittlebush is an abundant shrub in dry parts of California, with abundant yellow flowers in spring (especially so after good winter rains, as in 2017).   These were growing in Riverside, near Palm Desert, and in Joshua Tree National Park (some with ocotillo plants).

  • Canon 5D4; Canon 100-400 Mk. II zoom, Canon 24-105 IS, Tamron 180 mm macro, or Canon 16-35 F4 IS zoom, some with fill-in flash (2017)