Night of the Ocotillo
The moon glows brightly above the Ocotillo Patch in Joshua Tree National Park. Ocotillos (Fouquieria splendens) are a large, spikey shrub found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which dominatees the southern end of the park. The are dormant most of the time, but with enough moisture they will completely leaf out and bloom with tubular red flowers.
Author: Christopher K. Eaton
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Photo size: 2.0 Mpixels (5.86 MB uncompressed) - 1280x1600 pixels (4.2x5.3 in / 10.8x13.5 cm at 300 ppi)
Photo keywords: astrolandscape, astronomy, astrophotography, celestial, Colorado Desert, Fouquieria splendens, Joshua Tree National Park, light painting, milky way, Moon, moonlight, moonlit, night, night photography, Night Sky, Ocotillo, Ocotillo Patch, Pinto Basin, Sonoran Desert, stars
Published in: Chasing the Night