Desert Marigold - ready for Spring
While the overnight temperature is close to freezing and there are still patches of snow on some of the hillsides, Springtime has begun to show itself in spots just an hour south of us. Here the arid scrubland has thrown off Winter's grip and the landscape has splashes of color. This marigold (Baileya multiradiata)![20210225_143739.jpg] was enjoying the warm sunshine in a wash by the roadside.