Piedras Grandes and the search for desert wildflowers - Anza Borrego
Brilliant Agave greeted us in Mortero Wash in the Anza Borrego Desert
Brilliant Agave greeted us in Mortero Wash in the Anza Borrego Desert


Our trusty Desert transport
Our trusty Desert transport


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Cool little train engine at Dos Cabezas
Cool little train engine at Dos Cabezas


According to Ron over at www.my-photo-blog.com/ this may be the invasive Sahara Mustard that is choking the native wildflowers
According to Ron over at www.my-photo-blog.com/ this may be the invasive Sahara Mustard that is choking the native wildflowers


We are always fascinated by water in the Anza Borrego desert
We are always fascinated by water in the Anza Borrego desert


Wallace's Woolly Daisies
Wallace's Woolly Daisies


The Piedras Grande of Anza Borrego s area has amazing rocks
The Piedras Grande of Anza Borrego s area has amazing rocks


Morteros in Piedras Grandes
Morteros in Piedras Grandes


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White Desert Chicory flower
White Desert Chicory flower


Deepest Mortero we have seen in Anza Borrego
Deepest Mortero we have seen in Anza Borrego


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Checking the "Horse with Rider" pictograph in Piedras Grandes
Checking the "Horse with Rider" pictograph in Piedras Grandes


Recreation of this amazing piece of Kumeyaay history.
Recreation of this amazing piece of Kumeyaay history.


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Fresh rainwater filled morteros in Piedras Grandes
Fresh rainwater filled morteros in Piedras Grandes


Agave or Century Plant shooting its bloom skyward
Agave or Century Plant shooting its bloom skyward


Hedgehog bunch growing out of rock
Hedgehog bunch growing out of rock


Water catchment used by the Kumeyaay of the area
Water catchment used by the Kumeyaay of the area


Heading back to the Landcruiser for lunch
Heading back to the Landcruiser for lunch


Large Yoni in Piedras Grandes
Large Yoni in Piedras Grandes


Brilliant Chuparosa Bush near Bow Willow campground
Brilliant Chuparosa Bush near Bow Willow campground


Time to point the Landcruiser home
Time to point the Landcruiser home


Balloon miscalculation in Del Mar on the drive home
Balloon miscalculation in Del Mar on the drive home



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