|Costa's Hummingbird. Anza-Borrego Desert, California. January 26, 2014. Greg Gillson.|
The Ocotillo is an interesting plant. After a rain it grows leaves (as above) that last only a month before dropping off until the next rain. It has a flaming red flower on the end of each stalk. See my previous post about desert cacti and plants including the Ocotillo.