|Peculiar place for a Prickly Pear pear to appear|
We stopped for a shade break and a drink of water in a spot we've frequented before, and then roamed around looking for interesting subjects to photograph--at least I was searching for photo-ops.
Heelers were fairly well behaved this morning, but, as usual, Willow got locked onto a scent on the way back up LDR and pulled nearly the entire way into the upper flatland. My right shoulder definitely paid the price. Wish I could break her of this habit.
|Some buds are nearly blossoms|
|This & the next: Climbing Milkweed|
|This & the next: Queen of the Climbing Milkweed|
|A type of clover, a phacelia?|
|Desert Zinnia and Hedgehog Cactus|
|This & the next: Frio and Willow|
|Desert Zinnia bouquets, Soaptree, Creosote and mountains|
|Soaptree Yucca and Whitethorn Acacia|
|This & the next: come out, come out whoever you are|
|Yucca stalks and the Organ Mountains|
|Yucca in an arroyo|
|The rest: Barrel Cacti flowers and buds|