Mid Hills campground, Mojave National Preserve, entrance kiosk
Date: May 25, 2009, 17h09
Chilopsis linearis flowers in close-up
Not many flowers bloom this late in the spring at the lower elevations, but these are still putting on a show for the hummingbirds. I planted one of these trees in my garden in San José, where it's doing fine in clay soil with very little water.