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Roy's Postcards: 1984/02/10
We saw many of these smoke trees
andas we came across the desert from California to Phoenix, Arizona. The desert was quite beautiful, though seemingly endless.
SMOKE TREES IN A DESERT WASH
The blue-gray Smoke Tree grows only in desert washes, where its roots reach sixty or seventy feet into damp earth. It has no leaves, but its myriads of spines at a distance, resemble a puff of smoke.
Remember, it could always be worse. You could be a smoke tree.
See also: southwest