Thriving in the desert
Pop quiz: What plant common to the northern Chihuahuan Desert can survive two years without a drop of rain?
If you said Creosote bush, then go to the head of the digital classroom.
Curious to know more? Then check out this cool and informative post from naturalist Gary Nored, a retired writer/teacher/photographer now spending time in Big Bend Ranch State Park.
Nored, who is familiar to Big Bend nature-lovers as a contributor to Nature Notes, recently launched “An Eye for Texas,” a Chihuahuan Desert blog about his natural world. You can read his introductory post here. And be sure to follow along.
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