Monthly Archives: April 2011

Desert Ferns

For most of us it’s hard to think about ferns without thinking about cool, shady, and moist places like well-watered gardens or deep forests. Yet ferns have come to live even in the Chihuahuan desert where conditions are exactly the … Continue reading

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Prickly Pear

Residents of West Texas generally appreciate the abundance and importance of cacti in the Chihuahuan desert but one genus, or group, of cacti have become valuable all over the world, yet few Americans appreciate it. The group is so common, … Continue reading

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