Creosote

Creosote bushes thrive in this part of the Mojave Desert. I don’t know why they have this name but creosote is not something you want hanging around in your chimney flu, it’s great for starting house fires…



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  1. They use the resin to treat the old wooden telephone poles. My dad was a lineman for the county so he climbed poles all day. Creosote resin has a somewhat offensive odor which does not wash off easily.

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    • Wow thank you David! Seems there’s always someone who has the answer to one’s questions. I like the bushes as far as the way they look, never smelt anything from one though.

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  2. Does it give white and yellow blossoms? This is amazing, I haven’t known before. Thank you, Love, nia

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