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Joshua Tree in Bloom

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You go for a blast of flowers and colors and stay for the details.

Near the Cottonwood region of Joshua Tree – purple chia and yellow desert sunflowers.

Desert start, also called “belly flowers” – at 1/2 cm width and about that tall, you have to get down to your belly to appreciate.


Desert Zinnia, perhaps?

Fremont Pincushion


Desert Lupine


Teddy Bear Cholla bloom


Claret cup hedgehog

Another hedgehog

Apricot mallow

Desert Canterbury Bells

Mojave Aster

Indian Paintbrush

Wild Heliotrope

Blazing star



Yellow cups

Palmilla, a smaller yucca, also called soaptree

Written by locomotoring

April 17, 2017 at 2:10 am

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  1. […] Ocotillo, a desert cactus. We had seen Ocotillo in bloom earlier that year during the trip to Joshua Tree National Park. From a distance, they look like red tipped 20 ft tall grass. When the earth is dry, the stems are […]

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