Desert Sand Verbena, Abronia villosa, growing next to north-bound Highway 111 near Snow Creek Rd. If El Nino would do what it is supposed to do the desert floor could still wind up carpeted in this beautiful flowering plant.
Photo looking toward Oasis de los Osos across a forest of lush creosote, Larrea tridentata, just off of Snow Creek Rd. near Snow Creek Village.
Photo looking north toward Mt. San Gorgonio.
North face of Mt. San Jacinto and PCT trail sign.
Today's ride: Snow Creek Village, out-and-back.