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Saturday, September 11, 2021

Las Moscas

Datura
It didn't feel too hot when Willow, Frio and I started off this morning, but things warmed up rather quickly as we trekked up to First Arroyo and back.  We're headed for a high of 97F this afternoon.

The most annoying feature of the hike had to do with insects yet again; the flies were omnipresent, pestering all three of us as we plodded along through the sandy dirt road, which, as I mentioned yesterday, was all churned up by a large group who passed through a few days ago.

We trudged up LDR to the upper flatland and the waiting CR-V, glad to get back inside for the drive home.

Creosote seed balls

Frio and Willow

This & the next 2:  Soaptree Yucca parts

Leaves

Skirt

Fading leaves of the Unicorn Plant

Grasses

Yellowing Ocotillos

Last 2:  butterfly on marigold experiments


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I really like the Butterfly on Marigold experiments, as well as the image you called Skirt.

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