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Synonyms for ocotillo

desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers

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after agents in the Remote Video Surveillance (RVSS), observed a man walking near Highway 98 east of Ocotillo.
The more we understand about how these ecosystems change over time, the better prepared we'll be to make changes beneficial to all--humans, ocotillos, and even black widows.
Not sure why he is in jail, Jimmy wonders whether being an "accessory to punching a dog in the face was a crime") Part Two of the book, about half-way through the tale, takes the reader to the eponymous desert area where the rest of the action takes place, including an encounter with a Mexican biker gang, and where a typical establishment is called Ocotillo Beer and Ammo.
SeeNews) - Nov 13, 2012 - German engineering group Siemens AG (ETR:SIE) today said it had finalised the wind turbine supply contract with US wind and transmission company Pattern Energy for the latter's 265-MW Ocotillo wind project in California.
937m in cash payment for the sale of its Ocotillo wind project in California from a previous agreement.
Get both--for free--on Saturday, November 3, at the Ocotillo Golf Resort.
the land unrolled to the farthest distant horizon hills, with saguaro standing sentinel in their strange chessboard pattern, towering supinely above the fans of ocotillo and the brushy mesquite.
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, CA Eighty miles from San Diego, tucked among ocotillo and barrel cactus, is the pueblo-style Borrego Valley Inn, where there are two pools, and many of the 15 rooms have private patios for night-sky viewing, in-room fireplaces, and kitchenettes.
The contract is being signed for 315 megawatts (MW) of wind energy to be generated at its Ocotillo Wind Energy Facility in Southern California.
Melinda Palacio (author); OCOTILLO DREAMS; Bilingual Press (Fiction: General) $26.
Looking ahead," the company wrote on its corporate social responsibility blog, "the Intel Ocotillo, Arizona, campus will set up solar support structures, providing comparable energy savings to that of the Chandler campus.
Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake was centered five miles southeast of Ocotillo in Imperial County - about 85 miles east of San Diego.
If you are looking for drama, you will want to plant an Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens).
One meter has long been accepted as the length of stem below which flowers will not be produced in ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens) since Darrow (1943) reported an absence of inflorescences on ocotillo stems shorter than 1 m.