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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Back at Tortugas

In the foothills west of Tortugas
Becca and I were back plying the trails in the lower desert near Tortugas Mountain this morning.  I had to cut the hike a bit short in order to do grocery shopping at Albertsons.  But we had a good trek.  The only people we ran into were two elderly women so intent on swapping recipes for potato salad they were about to walk right past us where we stood at the side of the trail until I inadvertently sniggered about their distraction.  That's when one noticed us and said, "You're so quiet.  Hello puppy."  The latter was addressed to Becca, I think.
If they ever run short of hypodermic needles

Chinchweed still abundant in the low desert

A sea of Trailing Four O'Clocks (Allionia incarnata)

Trailing Four O'Clock

Cutleaf Globe Berry (Ibervillea tenuisecta)

No IDea what this plant is

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

It's good to be still able to see all of those flowers in the desert.

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