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The Five Springs hike begins and I pass a blooming Goodings verbena as I walk away from my campsite I've been hearing occasional bluejay chirps all morningThumbnailsA couple of bluejays perch on a burned tree, watching my tentI've been hearing occasional bluejay chirps all morningThumbnailsA couple of bluejays perch on a burned tree, watching my tentI've been hearing occasional bluejay chirps all morningThumbnailsA couple of bluejays perch on a burned tree, watching my tentI've been hearing occasional bluejay chirps all morningThumbnailsA couple of bluejays perch on a burned tree, watching my tentI've been hearing occasional bluejay chirps all morningThumbnailsA couple of bluejays perch on a burned tree, watching my tent

I've narrowly missed much of the spring flowering season here. Some areas of the Mid Hills and New York Mountains have a lot of these verbena flowers earlier in the year.