2 responses to “Fouquieria splendens”

  1. al

    Couple interesting things about ocotillos:
    they have chlorophyll in their stems, so the plant can photosynthesize without leaves.
    also, leaves appear very quickly (sometimes just hours) after a rain and disappear almost as quickly.

  2. Daniel Mosquin

    al – now what am I going to write about for the next entries in the series? Just kidding.

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