The Pollinator Meadow is a tapestry of colors and textures, an exuberant mix of grasses and wildflowers. Which ones attract butterflies? Bees? Hummingbirds?
Seed heads of Indian mallow.
California poppies, blue-eyed grass, and western redbud.
Western tiger swallowtail nectaring on lilac verbena.
Museum puppeteers entertain children in the Pollinator Meadow during Nature Fest.
Seaside daisy with native bee.
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Things to do and see:
- Take in the explosion of colors offered by California native plants, from orange to pink to purple to green
- From birds to butterflies and bees . . . count the number of pollinators you see
- Watch honey bees feasting on pollen