New Mexico Native Succulents

From the heart of the Chihuahuan Desert, comes the heartening sight of the ocotillo in bloom. The <a href=";entry_id=1630" title="" onmouseover="window.status=’′;return true;" onmouseout="window.status=”;return true;">Calrsbad Current-Argus</a> has the story.<br /><br /><div style="margin-left: 40px;"><span style="font-style: italic;">Ocotillo produces clusters of bright red flowers in the spring, usually from March to June and even later depending on rainfall….<br />
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Hummingbirds, attracted to its nectar, pollinate Ocotillo. The birds feed on the flowers during their travels north from Old Mexico to the mountains of the Western US. </span><br /></div><br />Now what would that have to do with the heart-rending way the Giants’ crucial 32 yard catch was made with the ball held against a helmet against all odds to crush my hopes for a perfect football season? Well, the Red Sox won the World Series so all is still well in the world.<br /><br />

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