SUNFLOWERS IN UTAH

On a recent road trip, I was in southeastern Utah, a desert area with canyons, arches, and red rocks. Being late summer, sunflowers were blooming everywhere along the two lane roadside I was on. Here are two photos from that day. I especially like the one that caught the bees in flight.

THE JOSHUA TREE

Joshua trees are of the plant species yucca brevifolia, which are native in the southwest United States, They thrive in open grasslands between 1300 to 5900 feet in elevation. Joshua trees grow in the Mojave desert in California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. Joshua Tree National Park is in California. These trees rely on the female… Read More THE JOSHUA TREE