Fouquieria splendens ssp. splendens --- Ocotillo --- Fouquieriaceae
A tall shrub, with a distinctive branching pattern.

Fouquieria splendens ssp. splendens --- Ocotillo --- Fouquieriaceae
Close-up of shoots, showing fascicles of drought-deciduous leaves.

Fouquieria splendens ssp. splendens --- Ocotillo --- Fouquieriaceae
Inflorescence. The red-orange flowers are hummingbird pollinated.

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