Wednesday, July 28, 2010

"Monsoon rains bring new blooms to the Desert"

During this past week, Tucson has had a spattering of Monsoon rains. While the rain has been less than normal, the effect of these rains is dramatic on desert plants. Note the flowering cacti, the new green leafs on the Octotilo, the swelling of the Saguaro and the reddening of the Tuna fruit on the Prickly Pear cacti.

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