Ocotillo, Fouquieria splendens

Like a cactus?

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But not really although they do have spiny branches with brilliant crimson red clustered tubular blossoms on the tips that hummingbirds love. Seen in the Sonoran desert. Leaves become scale-like almost opaque on stems. Medicinally used as a strong pelvic lymphatic for congestion of the reproductive system. For women (PMS congestion) and men (prostrate enlargement) as examples.


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