“Water is the true wealth in a dry land.”
–U.S. author Wallance Stegner, Beyond the Hundredth Meridian
The Desert Rose is not a real rose, or a member of the rosaceae family, but a spectacular succulent! It is sometimes called the Elephant’s Foot because its trunks swell to store water from summer rains to last thru the long dry winters.
– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director