Definition: Fouquieria splendens is known as Ocotilla. It’s not a true cactus but a plant indigenous the Sonoran Desert and Chihuahuan Desert in the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico.
ocotilla after rain
coral flowers bloom
the hummingbird’s job begins
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This is so perfect, I had to count syllables to appreciate it even more. I learned something too!
Jone, the The double LL challenge today offers insight into the southwestern plant that I did not know about. The last line makes the connection for me to southwestern lifestyle that is so much different from a northeastern one.