2017 favorites: very close seconds
Had to reduce 4328 candidates down to less than 70 "best-of 2017". Some really good ones had to go.
Here's the top thirty or so also-rans, if you have some extra time.
Mother and child, Tilden Park Little Farm
Magnolia, stormy day
Heavenly radiance above Hillcrest Road
Lassen Peak from Summit Lake
...and from Kings Creek Meadow
Burney Falls from above
A rhododendron cloud in Golden Gate Park
Azalea flowers below Tunnel Road
Poppy, front yard
Cotinus, or "smoke tree"
Wisteria near UC Berkeley campus
Fuchsia & geranium on hill above campus
Hydrangea in sun and shade
Golden bignonia flower tubes near Tunnel Road
White bougainvillea at law professor's (Contracts) home
Bold camellia on The Crossways path
Wild brodiaea in the grass above Briones Reservoir
Hang in there, almost done; just a few roses to go
On the fence
On a lattice
Low-key rose on our block
Bold red ones on Mystic Street
Pierrot, a.k.a. rockrose (Cistus) north of Safeway
Wait, there's more...
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