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Thursday, June 15, 2023

Getting Close to 100

Western Kingbird
It was quite warm when Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I started our hike this morning; there was a slight breeze to ameliorate the heat, but we could still feel the coming oppressiveness.  In a few days we'll be topping the century mark; not unexpected for mid June.

We saw nobody else during our trek today, although the black side-by-side was exiting LDR as we were about to turn into the upper flatland road.  The driver got an early start on his desert outing.

Soaptree Yucca fruit

Mesquite leaves turning yellow

Yucca elata seed pods

This & next:  Stinging Serpent (Cevallia sinuata)

Whitethorn Acacia

The "O"s

Strange Soaptree Yucca (foreground) and the Three Kings

This & next:  Torrey Yucca

Frio and Willow in Torrey Yucca shade


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Beautiful close-up image of the Torrey Yucca leaves.

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