Getting ready to bloom is this Ocotillo (also known as desert coral, coachwhip, or Jacob’s staff) plant that usually looks like a bunch of dried sticks until awakened by spring rains. The flowers are mildly zygomorphic (look that up!) and are pollinated by hummingbirds and bees. High-res

Getting ready to bloom is this Ocotillo (also known as desert coral, coachwhip, or Jacob’s staff) plant that usually looks like a bunch of dried sticks until awakened by spring rains. The flowers are mildly zygomorphic (look that up!) and are pollinated by hummingbirds and bees.