Photographed while camping near Cono Roho in the Pinacate Desert.
elephant tree; Inkopah Mountains of Southern California; one of very few specimens in the vicinity, elevation appx. 2000'.
Not surprising, but this was found on the aptly named Elephant Trees Trail.
Seen growing along a dry wash at a time with no water flow present. Seen along Elephant Tree Trail in Anza Borrego Desert State Park.