The evergreen Utah Juniper grows in areas of dry plains, plateaus, hills, and mountains. They are often found in pure stands or with Pinon Pine trees. The bark is fibrous and shredding. These trees grow slowly and they can become more contorted with age from the elements it is surrounded by. The berries can be […]
In the high desert in northern Arizona, I was walking in the afternoon just as the monsoon clouds were rolling in.
The high desert in the southwest never ceases to amaze me. The sky is so vast and its colors are vivid blues, purples, pinks, or oranges. The terrain is unique and various with rolling hills, volcanic rocks, sandstone buttes, arches, cliffs, and canyons. Much of the flora is pinyon and juniper trees, along with cactus,… Read More MORE HIGH DESERT WALKING