Photo of the Day: Carrizo Plain, California

Mat McDermott

Mat McDermott (@matmcdermott)
Living / Travel
November 29, 2012

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carrizo plain california photo

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The Carrizo Plain, located in southeastern San Luis Obispo County, California is largest single native grassland left in the state, roughly 50 miles long and 15 miles across. It has the the highest concentration of endangered species in all of California, with 13 species listed as endangered by either the federal or state government. In the spring, wildflowers coat the grassland.

More info: Wikipedia, and Carrizo Plain National Monument

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