[The Caltrop Family in the American Southwest Deserts]

Creosote Bush

Larrea tridentata

Synonyms: Larrea divaricata ssp. tridentata, Larrea tridentata var. arenaria

Creosote Bush: Larrea tridentata (Synonym: Larrea divaricata ssp. tridentata, Larrea tridentata var. arenaria)

Creosote bush blooming at Indian Head Ranch north of Borrego Springs, California.........March 23, 2011.

Creosote Bush: Larrea tridentata (Synonym: Larrea divaricata ssp. tridentata, Larrea tridentata var. arenaria) - Creosote Bush: Larrea tridentata (Synonym: Larrea divaricata ssp. tridentata, Larrea tridentata var. arenaria) - Creosote Bush: Larrea tridentata (Synonym: Larrea divaricata ssp. tridentata, Larrea tridentata var. arenaria)

Creosote bush blooming at Indian Head Ranch north of Borrego Springs, California.........March 23, 2011.

Creosote Bush: Larrea tridentata (Synonym: Larrea divaricata ssp. tridentata, Larrea tridentata var. arenaria)

Creosote bush blooming at Mine Wash, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.........March 27, 2010.

Paul Slichter