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California Natives in Summer

California Natives in Summer

drought deciduous

in dry times leaves retreat

not skeletons, but patient dancers

who wait for winter’s sweet beating

rain drums—who can hold on till then

—Thea Gavin
Originally published in Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California

Mirabilis going summer dormant at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, San Diego.

Mirabilis going summer dormant at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, San Diego.

Annual Gilia tricolor setting seed for next year’s bloom. Ceanothus ‘Point Sierra’ persists through the summer with little water.

Annual Gilia tricolor setting seed for next year’s bloom. Ceanothus ‘Point Sierra’ persists through the summer with little water.

Eriogonum fasciculatum, California buckwheat in partial summer dormancy. Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, San Diego.

Eriogonum fasciculatum, California buckwheat in partial summer dormancy. Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, San Diego.

In My Garden Today

In My Garden Today

In My San Diego Garden and Kitchen

In My San Diego Garden and Kitchen