Tent Rocks | New Mexico Flora

At Tent Rocks, there are many visual rewards as you pass through the slot canyon and reach the top of the trail.  If you are lucky to visit after some rain, you will see a variety of native plants such as these shared in today’s post.

Engelmannia peristenia | Engelmann's daisy, Engelmann Daisy, Cutleaf Daisy

Engelmannia peristenia | Engelmann’s daisy, Engelmann Daisy, Cutleaf Daisy

http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=OESP2

Mexican Evening Primrose- These open at night to attract pollenators. Bend low and inhale the fragrance: ITS AMAZING.

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Hedgehog Cactus

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Apache Plume

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Indian Paintbrush

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