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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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Company member, Kurt Schemers states, "Gardens at Ocotillo Senior Living boasts so many wonderful amenities including spacious rooms, dining, wine tasting and Sky Lounge, and many other amenities including our concept Curls, Pearls & Gents salons."
Caption: A mature desert mule deer buck tries to hide in an ocotillo forest in the Davis Mountains of Far West Texas.
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.
It looked funny to have a bit of furniture in the middle of nowhere, nothing but scrub brush and ocotillo cactus with arms like Medusa.
My metaphor for the program I direct at Arizona State is the ocotillo. I was very struck by the beauty of this plant when I came here to Arizona.
The mountains had far less ocotillo and cactus compared to the areas I had hunted in Arizona, and the hillsides were a mix of gambrel oaks, mesquite, and cat's claw.
MATERIALS AND METHODS--Study Area--We conducted our study along a power line right-of-way between El Centro, California (32[degrees]47'31"N, 115[degrees]33'47"W) and Ocotillo, California (32[degrees]44'19"N, 115059'39"W) on land owned by the U.S.
In addition to the saguaro and organ pipe cacti, jojoba, mesquite trees, palo verde, prickly pear, and the downright alien-looking ocotillo fill the landscape.
The buck stopped briefly in front of an ocotillo, and I quickly put the first dot on his chest and squeezed off the shot.
(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.
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