Larrea tridentata

Probably the most abundant and widespread shrub of low flats throughout the southwestern deserts.

A flower near A Mountain on the east side of Las Cruces, 9/12/05.

Branches near A Mountain, 9/12/05.

Plant habit at the Jornada LTER, 25 Feb 2006.

A seedling at Black Mountain, south of Las Cruces, 3 Feb 2007.

Plant habit on the northeast side of the Squaw Peak unit of the Phoenix Mts. Preserve, 27 Dec 2007. Note the winter annuals.

Plant habit in monotypic shrubland near A Mountain, 9/12/05.

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