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Thursday, April 11, 2013

A Bloomin Desert - The Chihuahuan Desert

There are a lot of interesting plants in the Chihuahuan Desert
Many are in bloom this time of year.

This was on the Indian Lodge Trail. I liked that the needles match the blooms.

I have done some stupid things and climbing up to get a close up of this  cactus was one of them. The rocks were not stable and I had to pass through some rather unfriendly thorn bushes.

I think this is a Queen Victoria Agave.

Cat's Claw? bush in bloom?


  1. I dont buy it, not in the desert.

  2. April is about the only time you will see this though...after that might as well shoot in black and white.