I went for a 'hike' which was just me going down the well-worn trail from the campground to the visitor center. For my fat out of shape butt it qualifies as a hike.
And be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I could
|You got to watch out for these ant megalopolises.
Along the path they had plants with markers. Thas' coo. I took pictures of pretty and/or interesting ones.
|A theater! Cool! I wonder what's playing.
|You'd think something called 'Sweet Bush' would be less bitter tasting. I guess they meant it's personality.
|Desert Almonds?! I want sum!
The Mormon Tea tasted pretty good. I chewed on a stalk for a while. The scientific name is Ephedra something. Ephedra is a strong stimulant often extracted for amphetamines. Those clever Mormons...they found a caffeine replacement.
|Squaw *Bush*?! How offensive! Who the heck named this plant?!