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Saturday, August 6, 2022

Up and Down

This & next:  storm clouds over the mountains
We decided after a short forest bushwhack this morning to return to the low desert today.  We packed up and left about 11:00 a.m.  Clouds were already building over the mountains, and we didn't look forward to another afternoon of heavy rain.

Of course we had to deal with the temperature disparity between high and low country, which is at least twenty degrees.  We're supposed to hit 101F down here this afternoon.


On another forest bushwhack

This & next:  Beargrass (Nolina microcarpa)


This & next:  Davis Mountains Mock Vervain

Glandularia bipinnatifida var. ciliata

Haynes Canyon

Steep hill on the mountain

Largest plant on left side of road is our Chinese Elm

Chinese Elm (center)

Willow and Frio with Dr. K

This & next:  Barrel Cactus across the road from our place


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I love the color of the Davis Mountains Mock Vervain.

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