Author: Lucca Daniel Green
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 55: Tecoma fulva ‘Bells of Fire'(?)
Gorgeous orange flowers!
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 54: Climbing Milkweed! (Funastrum cynanchoides)
Ever seen a climbing milkweed? 🥰
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 53: Chitalpa, or what you get when you mix Desert Willow with Catalpa
A desert-ready Catalpa hybridized with Desert Willow!
Finally, the truth: our ‘mental health crisis’ is Climate Grief/Anxiety.
This installment of the New Yorker Radio Hour is *beyond* important: our climate grief and eco-anxiety are real; action is the only remedy.
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 52: Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis)
Fragrant deep magenta flowers on small trees with willow-shaped leaves!
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 51: Ironwood (Olneya tesota)
Turns out Ironwood trees flower as if the crabapples of the Sonoran Desert.
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 50: Firewheel (Gaillardia pulchella)
I tried to grow these in Michigan with no luck; here in Tucson they grow wild!
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 49: Opuntia Microdasys
Gorgeous pastel flowers on compact pads!
I Didn’t Scream, Either. E. Jean Carroll is the hero we need: give her the Presidential Medal of Freedom!
A proposal to give E. Jean Carroll the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 48: Yellow Cholla
The second dominant variety of cholla in the Tucson Mountain Park, along with vibrant red cholla posted earlier.