Tuesday, January 10, 2012


Photos by Matt Ball

I walked by these plants (literally) thousands of times before I noticed them. Thanks to Bob and Fred for letting me know about Graythorn (Zizyphus obtusifolia var. canescens). Now that I know, I see them 'everywhere'. Loads on the Esperero trail before you cross the road. Look at the link for more photos.

1 comment:

  1. They are a great source for interesting insects, but a lot of them further south (Madera Canyon, and Cochise Co fell victim to last years deep freeze. So I guess they are just at the border of their range here in terms of frost-hardyness