2015-10-4 Big Bend National Park

  • Interesting Clouds
    Interesting Clouds
    An odd crisscross pattern.
    Interstate 10, Ft Stockton, Texas, October 26, 2015
    2015-10-26#5789
    Larry Jackson
  • Wooden Windmill
    Wooden Windmill
    I really like the old wooden windmills.  They are becoming much less common, replaced with steel.
    Marathon, Texas, October 26, 2015
    2015-10-26#5795
    Larry Jackson
  • Eve's Garden
    Eve's Garden
    Built with a stabilized paper-mache.
    Marathon, Texas, October 26, 2015
    2015-10-26#5797
    Larry Jackson
  • Blackfoot Daisy
    Blackfoot Daisy
    Melampodium leucanthum - is perennial with a long bloom season also called Plain's Blackfoot.
    Hannold Draw, Big Bend National Park, Texas, October 26, 2015
    2015-10-26#5799
    Larry Jackson
  • Purple Sage
    Purple Sage
    Leucophyllum frutescens - we were fortunate to visit the park when the Sage were in full bloom.
    Hannold Draw, Big Bend National Park, Texas, October 26, 2015
    2015-10-26#5806
    Larry Jackson
  • Nipple Cactus
    Nipple Cactus
    Mammillaria meiacantha
    Hannold Draw, Big Bend National Park, Texas, October 26, 2015
    2015-10-26#5811
    Larry Jackson
  • Ocotillo
    Ocotillo
    Fouquieria splendens - I was surprised to see a few of the Ocotillo blooming this late in the year and fully leafed out.
    Glenn Spring Road, Big Bend National Park, Texas, October 27, 2015
    2015-10-27#5822
    Larry Jackson
  • Shindaggers
    Shindaggers
    Agave lechuguilla - better looking than usual and recent rain had all the desert plants looking very good.
    Glenn Spring Road @ Pine Canyon Road, Big Bend National Park, Texas, October 27, 2015
    2015-10-27#5830
    Larry Jackson
  • Boquillas Silverleaf
    Boquillas Silverleaf
    Leucophyllum candidum - really caught my eye with bright purple flowers.
    above Glenn Spring Road, Big Bend National Park, Texas, October 27, 2015
    2015-10-27#5833
    Larry Jackson
  • Rock Patterns
    Rock Patterns
    Walking the watercourse above Glenn Spring revealed very nice rock patterns.
    above Glenn Spring Road, Big Bend National Park, Texas, October 27, 2015
    2015-10-27#5835
    Larry Jackson
  • Rock Patterns
    Rock Patterns
    above Glenn Spring Road, Big Bend National Park, Texas, October 27, 2015
    2015-10-27#5840
    Larry Jackson
  • Rock Patterns
    Rock Patterns
    above Glenn Spring Road, Big Bend National Park, Texas, October 27, 2015
    2015-10-27#5841
    Larry Jackson
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