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It's a sneezing, wheezing season for allergy sufferers

It's a sneezing, wheezing season for allergy sufferers

Sniffling more than usual? You've got company.

March 28, 2015 7:30 pm Photos

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Lupines at sunset

Lupines at sunset

Blooming lupines glow in sunset light along the Pinal Pioneer Parkway northwest of Tucson on Saturday. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

March 28, 2015 7:01 pm
Blooms and greenery in Sabino Canyon

Blooms and greenery in Sabino Canyon

More winter rain and fewer freezing nights created the conditions for an intense pollen season.

March 28, 2015 4:41 pm
Palo verde tree

Palo verde tree

Bees seem to like the blooms of palo verde trees, but the blooms can affect some allergy sufferers.

March 28, 2015 4:41 pm
Cactus in brilliant bloom

Cactus in brilliant bloom

This cactus is blooming with a flourish of fuchsia in Sabino Canyon on Thursday. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

March 26, 2015 1:41 pm
Bees and blooms

Bees and blooms

Palo verde trees have begun blooming in some parts of Tucson. The bees? They’re pleased. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star

March 23, 2015 5:21 pm
Bighorn lamb sightings raise hopes for rebuilding herd

Bighorn lamb sightings raise hopes for rebuilding herd

There also are about 40 adult bighorns in the Catalinas.

March 20, 2015 7:40 pm Photos

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White wildflower bouquets

White wildflower bouquets

Bouquets of white wildflowers grace the desert after Wednesday's rain. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

March 19, 2015 7:47 pm
Brink of spring

Brink of spring

The desert is on the blooming brink of spring along the Yetman Trail west of Tucson. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

March 17, 2015 8:02 pm
Poppies at Picacho Peak

Poppies at Picacho Peak

Gold poppies are in brilliant bloom Wednesday at Picacho Peak State Park northwest of Tucson. Some areas of the park are carpeted with wildflowers. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

March 17, 2015 7:40 pm
Tubac is holding a bird-watching celebration

Tubac is holding a bird-watching celebration

A bird-focused event in Tubac is a celebration of all things avian.

March 13, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Wildflowers on blooming binge at Picacho Peak

Wildflowers on blooming binge at Picacho Peak

Flora of many hues are putting on a show at Picacho Peak.

March 13, 2015 7:02 pm Photos

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Picacho Peak is a wildflower wonderland

Picacho Peak is a wildflower wonderland

Gold poppies and other wildflowers are on a blooming binge at Picacho Peak State Park.

March 12, 2015 6:00 pm Video Loading…
Carpets of poppies at Picacho Peak

Carpets of poppies at Picacho Peak

Gold poppies carpet the landscape at Picacho Peak State Park in this March 11 view. Abundant rainfall has helped the flowers flourish.

March 12, 2015 12:53 pm
Hiking amid blooms at Picacho Peak

Hiking amid blooms at Picacho Peak

Hikers traverse an area strewn with blooms. Colorful wildflower scenery can also be enjoyed from vehicles.

March 12, 2015 12:51 pm
Poppies and Picacho Peak

Poppies and Picacho Peak

Gold poppies brighten the foreground with ridges of Picacho Peak in the background. — Credit: Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star

March 12, 2015 12:38 pm
Saguaro and blooms at Picacho Peak

Saguaro and blooms at Picacho Peak

A gigantic saguaro stretches skyward. Besides the poppies shown here, there are many other kinds of wildflowers to be seen at the state park.

March 12, 2015 12:42 pm
Poppies at Picacho Peak

Poppies at Picacho Peak

Gold poppies are in brilliant bloom Wednesday at Picacho Peak State Park northwest of Tucson. Some areas of the park are carpeted with wildflowers. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

March 11, 2015 1:46 pm
Hummingbird

Hummingbird

Hummingbirds are just one of the many avian species that inhabit the Tubac area.

March 10, 2015 3:37 pm
Tubac Takes Flight

Tubac Takes Flight

On Wednesdays, bird watchers can see hawk migrations at Ron Morris Park in Tubac.

March 10, 2015 3:32 pm
Knee deep in poppies

Knee deep in poppies

Walkers in some parts of Saguaro National Park this week have to be careful where they step to avoid damaging carpets of gold poppies in brilliant bloom. This was the scene Sunday (March 8) at the park’s unit west of Tucson. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

March 09, 2015 10:23 am
Gates Pass west of Tucson is in brilliant bloom

Gates Pass west of Tucson is in brilliant bloom

Numerous species of wildflowers are showing their colors along Gates Pass Road.

March 08, 2015 7:22 pm Video Photos

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Wild grasses pose Tucson-area wildfire threat

Wild grasses pose Tucson-area wildfire threat

Winter rains bring abundant growth that could fuel wildfires later.

March 06, 2015 7:45 pmLoading…
Desert chicory on Gates Pass

Desert chicory on Gates Pass

Desert chicory is putting out showy blooms right now.

March 06, 2015 5:00 pm
Fairy duster blooms along Gates Pass Road

Fairy duster blooms along Gates Pass Road

Fairy duster wildflowers bloom along the Gates Pass Road.

March 06, 2015 4:55 pm
Blooms along Gates Pass Road

Blooms along Gates Pass Road

Poppies bloom in the foreground and brittlebush flowers cloak slopes in the distance along the Gates Pass Road on March 6, 2015. — Credit: Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star

March 06, 2015 4:53 pm
Gates Pass globemallow

Gates Pass globemallow

Globemallow is one of several species of wildflowers blooming along the Gates Pass Road on March 6, 2015. — Credit: Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star

March 06, 2015 4:49 pm
Gates Pass brittlebush

Gates Pass brittlebush

Brittlebush blooms are practically hanging over the Gates Pass Road as vehicles pass by on March 6, 2015. — Credit: Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star

March 06, 2015 4:51 pm
Gates Pass poppies

Gates Pass poppies

Find gold poppies at Gates Pass.

March 06, 2015 4:46 pm
Spring planting

Spring planting

Plant sunflowers in March and April. Plant on the west side of your garden to give your tomatoes and peppers some afternoon shade.

March 04, 2015 11:42 am
Grasses could pose fire threat

Grasses could pose fire threat

Wild grasses remaining from last year and additional growths nurtured by abundant winter rains pose a potential wildfire danger in mountains of Southeastern Arizona. These grasses, already showing signs of drying out, are along a trail at about 5,000 feet in the Catalina Mountains. Photo tak…

March 04, 2015 10:16 am
An oil painting sky

An oil painting sky

The sky over Tucson Wednesday morning looked a bit like a Dutch Masters oil painting. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

March 04, 2015 8:31 am
Solitude and big skies

Solitude and big skies

Hikers and mountain bikers who travel the Bug Spring Trail in the Catalina Mountains journey through spare landscapes under ever-changing skies. Share your trail pics in the comments. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

March 02, 2015 9:32 am
Brittlebush bonanza

Brittlebush bonanza

Brittlebush were blooming profusely along the Catalina Highway on Sunday. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

March 01, 2015 4:30 pm
Bees

Bees

Bees were busy trying to keep up with a colorful profusion of wildflowers at Saguaro National Park west of Tucson. Photo by Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star.

February 28, 2015 2:52 pm
Bighorns faring well in the Catalina Mountains

Bighorns faring well in the Catalina Mountains

The observance of an 11th bighorn lamb in the Catalinas raises hopes.

February 27, 2015 7:38 pmLoading…
Help count flowers at Saguaro National Park

Help count flowers at Saguaro National Park

The Wildflower Mini BioBlitz begins at 8 a.m. on March 7.

February 27, 2015 1:15 pm Video Photos

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Brittlebush blooms brighten the trail

Brittlebush blooms brighten the trail

Brittlebush blooms add a dash of color to the Finger Rock Canyon Trail late Thursday afternoon. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

February 27, 2015 9:32 am
Poppies at Saguaro National Park

Poppies at Saguaro National Park

The Mini BioBlitz begins at 8 a.m. on March 7 and concludes at noon. Above, poppies were blooming profusely at Saguaro National Park West on Monday.

February 25, 2015 12:54 pm
Lupines and poppies at Saguaro National Park

Lupines and poppies at Saguaro National Park

Purple lupines and gold poppies blooming at Saguaro National Park West on February 23, 2015. — Credit: Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star

February 25, 2015 12:56 pm
Snowy Catalina Mountains

Snowy Catalina Mountains

Wildflowers are blooming in the desert, but snow still covered upper reaches of the Butterfly Trail in the Catalina Mountains Saturday. What a wonder to have so many life zones around Tucson. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

February 22, 2015 9:47 am
Clouds to behold

Clouds to behold

Clouds put on a sky show high over rock formations in the Catalina Mountains Saturday afternoon. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

February 22, 2015 9:46 am
Coyotes killed by Arizona agency to protect pronghorns

Coyotes killed by Arizona agency to protect pronghorns

Fawn survival increased at site where coyotes were targeted, Game and Fish says.

February 20, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…
Poppies are blooming now at Saguaro National Park

Poppies are blooming now at Saguaro National Park

It's still winter, but wildflowers are acting like it's spring.

February 16, 2015 4:00 pm Related Loading…
Bonanza of blooms

Bonanza of blooms

Wildflowers were showing their brilliant colors around Tucson on Monday morning. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

February 16, 2015 12:06 pm
Southwest wildflowers

Southwest wildflowers

Poppies along the Sutherland Trail at Catalina State Park on Feb. 23, 2012. Photo by Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star

February 14, 2015 2:47 pm
Reptilian bliss

Reptilian bliss

Baby lizards bask in the sun on a piece of yard art Saturday morning. Reptilian bliss on Valentine's Day.

February 14, 2015 12:00 pm
Baboquivari Peak: Sacred summit is focus of festival

Baboquivari Peak: Sacred summit is focus of festival

Religious significance, hiking adventure among topics.

February 13, 2015 9:45 am Photos

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Poppies in bloom

Poppies in bloom

Gold poppies have burst into bloom this week at Saguaro National Park west of Tucson. It appears that abundant winter rains and recent warm weather have brought the poppy flowers a bit earlier than usual this year. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

February 12, 2015 10:52 am
Poppies bloom at Saguaro Park

Poppies bloom at Saguaro Park

Autumn rains set the stage for a bloom, but winter downpours and recent warm weather have brought the flowers out.

February 11, 2015 4:56 pm

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