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Ocotillo and mountains at sundown

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Ocotillo and Mountains at Sundown 3901

Later on October 3, 2014, I pulled over at another rest area on Interstate 10. This time it was the one above Las Cruces, New Mexico, and I photographed an ocotillo (Fouquiera splendens) against a backdrop of the Organ Mountains at sundown. You can see that the upper portion of the closer ocotillo stalk still had a trace of sunlight on it, while the lower portion was already in shadow.

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

January 30, 2015 at 5:31 AM

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