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Saturday, March 25, 2023

Yucca Hunt

1st 7:  yuccas blossoming
We four got started about 8 this morning, doing our regular hike while keeping an eye out for flowering yuccas--at least Dr. K and I were doing the latter.

We didn't see anyone out there today; didn't even hear any dogs barking, but I did find a few yuccas to photograph.  The ones up in the mouth of Right Branch Arroyo were Banana Yuccas; can't wait to see them bloom.

After we got home I took Frio out for a ride in the Jeep; he loves to go driving in the Commander.







Frio and Willow on break

Long view of Tortugas

Willow and Frio

From here you pass Tortugas to reach the Organ Mountains

This & next 2:  Banana Yuccas sending up flower stalks



Hedgehog Cactus buds

Last 2:  Spectaclepod flowers


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

My favorite photos here are the 3 images of the Banana Yucca flower stalks. Spring has sprung!

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