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Montevideo Canyon Succulents Image Gallery: page 1

Mark Dimmitt, principal photographer. Click on each photo to enlarge.

The floor of Montevideo Canyon in a very dry year (1980)...

and a wet year (1998).

An extensive cardonal (cardon forest) in the upper reaches of Montevideo Canyon. Photo: John F. Wiens

The interior of the cardonal.

A green landscape after a soaking rain. Jatropha cinerea (left foreground) seldom has so many leaves.



Some hillsides are dominated by forests of Pachycormus discolor. These trees may be well over a millennium in age. Photos taken nearly a century apart at a different location revealed almost no visible change.



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