Treasure Flower (<i>Gazania linearis</i>)

This flower belongs to the Asteraceae family, genus Gazania, that are native to Southern Africa but have been introduced and cultivated in many other parts of the world, including California. Seen in the Santa Monica Mountain in Southern California.

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flow

flow - Apr 21, 2008 2:22 pm - Voted 10/10

great!!!

very nice picture and colors!

ciao, flow.

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Apr 21, 2008 2:47 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: great!!!

thanks.

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Apr 25, 2008 12:15 pm - Hasn't voted

I did some reading and I think...

...it is called "Treasureflower", Gazania linearis. It certainly belongs to the genus Gazania within the Asteraceae family.

Marija Jokanovic

Marija Jokanovic - Dec 31, 2008 5:37 am - Voted 10/10

Happy New Year !

and best wishes for 2009.Marija.

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Dec 31, 2008 6:37 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Happy New Year !

Happy New Year to you, too.

May all (or at least most of) your wishes get fulfilled.

Cheers, Guido

Carla

Carla - Jun 6, 2010 6:47 pm - Hasn't voted

holy

crap! I wish my pictures came out like that!!!
awesome! I came across these in the SM Mountains too...definitely a garden escapee...

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Jun 6, 2010 9:35 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: holy

Thanks. Cheers.

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Jan 15, 2012 8:53 pm - Voted 10/10

Colorful Flower!

What a colorful flower! Some day I'll have to see it for myself.

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