Some Joshua Trees are very tall and impressive, others are short and twisted while some are dead or dying. Joshua Trees are the long-living people of the Mojave Desert, capable of living for about 500 years. They grow only in this desert too.
Here’s a random selection of images from a 2019 ride to the open desert. I haven’t seen the donkeys recently.
Nikon Z6 with Nikkor 50mm.
Aren’t Joshua Trees so beautiful? They are amazing survivors in a very harsh climate and can live 150 years too. Talk about being resilient! That’s about five or six human lifetimes stacked end to end. More on the Joshua Tree.