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Creosote Bush

Posted by Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 16 May 2018 in Landscape & Rural.

The bushes spaced just so are creosote bushes. As you may recall, they spread out so that their wide root systems can catch rain quickly when it happens. Also, their roots secrete a substance poisonous to most other plants thus lessening competition.

Super Bloom 2017
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Borrego Springs, California, USA
Part of The Great American West series.

By Marie from Entre Bretagne et montagnes, France

I love this bushn a photo well composed

16 May 2018 5:15am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Hood old Creosote Bushes! I love them too...’Miss them also...This is a really wonderful composition also, Steve!

16 May 2018 5:27am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Sorry - "Good"

16 May 2018 5:29am

badtgv from provence, France

superbe compo

16 May 2018 5:29am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique vue.

16 May 2018 5:43am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Cela semble si "désolé" et pourtant c'est plein de vie.
Bonne journée steve

16 May 2018 5:45am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ces cactus et ces buissons quelle vue et rendu et les montagnes en fond sueprbe.

16 May 2018 6:33am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Un magnifique paysage !

16 May 2018 8:02am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

interesting view

16 May 2018 9:42am

kerrfoa from Rennes, France

Hello! les couleurs sont unies dans ce paysage désertique et sec.

16 May 2018 9:59am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Nature is wonderful

16 May 2018 10:01am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very interesting to know about this plant .

16 May 2018 10:16am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

I am sure that there is very warm now

16 May 2018 11:18am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A vast and unforgiving beauty here. Great vista.

16 May 2018 11:28am

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine picture of these bushes. I liked hearing how they have adapted and protect themsevles from others.

16 May 2018 12:40pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Magnificent view. Wonderful capture.

16 May 2018 1:19pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Interesting bushes. I like how you composed this view.

16 May 2018 1:53pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Ahhh; The struggle for life.

16 May 2018 4:54pm

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran

Nice photo

16 May 2018 5:42pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


16 May 2018 6:04pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Great capture of these bushes. Wonderful view. :)

16 May 2018 6:08pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

The vastness here evokes a sense of tranquility! I remember these bushes but wasn't aware of their abilities. Thanks for sharing!!

16 May 2018 6:14pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

Capital capture of this rugged 'desert' scenery - with yet another example of nature's ingenuity when it comes to survival!

16 May 2018 8:02pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

this is really pretty

17 May 2018 3:14am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A harsh beauty here.

17 May 2018 8:49am

Gingko60 from Ici en France, France

Quel paysage fantastique ***

18 May 2018 1:33pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Beautiful expanse of color

21 May 2018 5:34pm