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Parry's Nolina, or Giant Nolina, a flowering plant native to southern California and Arizona founds in deserts and mountains to 6200'. It can reach 6' in height with its flowering inflorescence reaching 12', Nolina parryi, Joshua Tree National Park Sunset on the Eureka Dunes.  The Eureka Valley Sand Dunes are California's tallest sand dunes, and one of the tallest in the United States.  Rising 680' above the floor of the Eureka Valley, the Eureka sand dunes are home to several endangered species, as well as "singing sand" that makes strange sounds when it shifts.  Located in the remote northern portion of Death Valley National Park, the Eureka Dunes see very few visitors Eureka Dunes.  The Eureka Valley Sand Dunes are California's tallest sand dunes, and one of the tallest in the United States.  Rising 680' above the floor of the Eureka Valley, the Eureka sand dunes are home to several endangered species, as well as "singing sand" that makes strange sounds when it shifts.  Located in the remote northern portion of Death Valley National Park, the Eureka Dunes see very few visitors
Parry's Nolina, or Giant Nolina, a flowering plant native to southern California and Arizona founds in deserts and mountains to 6200'. It can reach 6' in height with its flowering inflorescence reaching 12'. Desert Photo.
Image ID: 26725  
Species: Parry's Nolina, Nolina parryi
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Sunset on the Eureka Dunes. The Eureka Valley Sand Dunes are California's tallest sand dunes, and one of the tallest in the United States. Rising 680' above the floor of the Eureka Valley, the Eureka sand dunes are home to several endangered species, as well as "singing sand" that makes strange sounds when it shifts. Located in the remote northern portion of Death Valley National Park, the Eureka Dunes see very few visitors. Desert Picture.
Image ID: 25240  
Location: Eureka Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Eureka Dunes. The Eureka Valley Sand Dunes are California's tallest sand dunes, and one of the tallest in the United States. Rising 680' above the floor of the Eureka Valley, the Eureka sand dunes are home to several endangered species, as well as "singing sand" that makes strange sounds when it shifts. Located in the remote northern portion of Death Valley National Park, the Eureka Dunes see very few visitors. Stock Photography of Desert.
Image ID: 25241  
Location: Eureka Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Milky Way over Joshua Tree National Park This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all. The Milky Way stretches across the sky above Arch Rock in Joshua Tree National Park Sailing stone on the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter, Death Valley National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.
Milky Way over Joshua Tree National Park Photograph of Desert.
Image ID: 28411  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
The Milky Way stretches across the sky above Arch Rock in Joshua Tree National Park Desert Photos.
Image ID: 28407  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Sailing stone on the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter Desert Image.
Image ID: 27691  
Location: Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Milky Way over Joshua Tree National Park at Astronomical Twilight, Pre-dawn This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all. Sunrise in Joshua Tree National Park, Yucca brevifolia Brittlebush at sunrise, dawn, springtime bloom, Palm Canyon, Anza Borrego Desert State Park, Encelia farinosa, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Milky Way over Joshua Tree National Park at Astronomical Twilight, Pre-dawn Professional stock photos of Desert.
Image ID: 28414  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Sunrise in Joshua Tree National Park. Pictures of Desert.
Image ID: 22101  
Species: Joshua tree, Yucca brevifolia
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Brittlebush at sunrise, dawn, springtime bloom, Palm Canyon, Anza Borrego Desert State Park. Desert Photo.
Image ID: 24301  
Species: Brittlebush, Encelia farinosa
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Boulders and sunset in Joshua Tree National Park.  The warm sunlight gently lights unusual boulder formations at Jumbo Rocks in Joshua Tree National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all. Boulders and sunset in Joshua Tree National Park.  The warm sunlight gently lights unusual boulder formations at Jumbo Rocks in Joshua Tree National Park, California The Milky Way galaxy above Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park, night star field exposure
Boulders and sunset in Joshua Tree National Park. The warm sunlight gently lights unusual boulder formations at Jumbo Rocks in Joshua Tree National Park, California. Desert Picture.
Image ID: 26720  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Boulders and sunset in Joshua Tree National Park. The warm sunlight gently lights unusual boulder formations at Jumbo Rocks in Joshua Tree National Park, California. Stock Photography of Desert.
Image ID: 26730  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
The Milky Way galaxy above Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park, night star field exposure. Photograph of Desert.
Image ID: 26862  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Perseid Meteor Shower over Joshua Tree National Park, Aug 13, 2014 Salt polygons.  After winter flooding, the salt on the Badwater Basin playa dries into geometric polygonal shapes, Death Valley National Park, California Dried mud, arid land, Eureka Valley, Death Valley National Park, California
Perseid Meteor Shower over Joshua Tree National Park, Aug 13, 2014 Desert Photos.
Image ID: 31145  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Salt polygons. After winter flooding, the salt on the Badwater Basin playa dries into geometric polygonal shapes. Desert Image.
Image ID: 25242  
Location: Badwater, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Dried mud, arid land, Eureka Valley. Professional stock photos of Desert.
Image ID: 25244  
Location: Eureka Valley, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Spring wildflower blooms on the Eureka sand dunes, Eureka Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California Eureka dune grass, and rare and federally endangered species of grass  endemic to the Eureka Valley and Eureka Sand Dunes.  The Last Chance mountains, lit by sunset, as visible in the distance.  Swallenia alexandrae, a perennial grass, grows only in the southern portion of Eureka Valley Sand Dunes, in Inyo County, California, Swallenia alexandrae, Eureka Dunes, Death Valley National Park Racetrack Playa, an ancient lake now dried and covered with dessicated mud, Death Valley National Park, California
Spring wildflower blooms on the Eureka sand dunes. Pictures of Desert.
Image ID: 25245  
Location: Eureka Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Eureka dune grass, and rare and federally endangered species of grass endemic to the Eureka Valley and Eureka Sand Dunes. The Last Chance mountains, lit by sunset, as visible in the distance. Swallenia alexandrae, a perennial grass, grows only in the southern portion of Eureka Valley Sand Dunes, in Inyo County, California. Desert Photo.
Image ID: 25358  
Species: Eureka Valley dune grass, Eureka dunegrass, Swallenia alexandrae
Location: Eureka Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Racetrack Playa, an ancient lake now dried and covered with dessicated mud. Desert Picture.
Image ID: 25264  
Location: Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Darwin Falls in Death Valley, near the settlement of Panamint Springs.  The falls are fed by a perennial stream that flows through a narrow canyon of plutonic rock, and drop of total of 80' (24m) in two sections, Death Valley National Park, California Eureka Dunes.  The Eureka Valley Sand Dunes are California's tallest sand dunes, and one of the tallest in the United States.  Rising 680' above the floor of the Eureka Valley, the Eureka sand dunes are home to several endangered species, as well as "singing sand" that makes strange sounds when it shifts.  Located in the remote northern portion of Death Valley National Park, the Eureka Dunes see very few visitors Sunset over the Racetrack Playa. The Cottonwood Mountains rise above the flat, dry, ancient lake bed, Death Valley National Park, California
Darwin Falls in Death Valley, near the settlement of Panamint Springs. The falls are fed by a perennial stream that flows through a narrow canyon of plutonic rock, and drop of total of 80' (24m) in two sections. Stock Photography of Desert.
Image ID: 27683  
Location: Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Eureka Dunes. The Eureka Valley Sand Dunes are California's tallest sand dunes, and one of the tallest in the United States. Rising 680' above the floor of the Eureka Valley, the Eureka sand dunes are home to several endangered species, as well as "singing sand" that makes strange sounds when it shifts. Located in the remote northern portion of Death Valley National Park, the Eureka Dunes see very few visitors. Photograph of Desert.
Image ID: 25249  
Location: Eureka Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Sunset over the Racetrack Playa. The Cottonwood Mountains rise above the flat, dry, ancient lake bed. Desert Photos.
Image ID: 25265  
Location: Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Sunset and boulders, Joshua Tree National Park.  Sunset lights the giant boulders and rock formations near Jumbo Rocks in Joshua Tree N.P This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.
Sunset and boulders, Joshua Tree National Park. Sunset lights the giant boulders and rock formations near Jumbo Rocks in Joshua Tree N.P. Desert Image.
Image ID: 26734  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
Pano dimensions: 5431 x 11571
 
Star trails and Arch Rock.  Polaris, the North Star, is at the center of the circular arc star trails as they pass above this natural stone archway in Joshua Tree National Park Salt polygons. After winter flooding, the salt on the Badwater Basin playa dries into geometric polygonal shapes, Death Valley National Park, California Racetrack sailing stone and Milky Way, at night. A sliding rock of the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter, Death Valley National Park, California
Star trails and Arch Rock. Polaris, the North Star, is at the center of the circular arc star trails as they pass above this natural stone archway in Joshua Tree National Park. Professional stock photos of Desert.
Image ID: 26794  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Salt polygons. After winter flooding, the salt on the Badwater Basin playa dries into geometric polygonal shapes. Pictures of Desert.
Image ID: 27631  
Location: Badwater, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Racetrack sailing stone and Milky Way, at night. A sliding rock of the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter Desert Photo.
Image ID: 27640  
Location: Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Racetrack sailing stone and star trails.  A sliding rock of the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter, Death Valley National Park, California Boulders and stars, moonlight in Joshua Tree National Park. The moon gently lights unusual boulder formations at Jumbo Rocks in Joshua Tree National Park, California Live Oak and Milky Way, rocks and stars, Joshua Tree National Park at night This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.
Racetrack sailing stone and star trails. A sliding rock of the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter Desert Picture.
Image ID: 27667  
Location: Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Boulders and stars, moonlight in Joshua Tree National Park. The moon gently lights unusual boulder formations at Jumbo Rocks in Joshua Tree National Park, California Stock Photography of Desert.
Image ID: 27716  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Live Oak and Milky Way, rocks and stars, Joshua Tree National Park at night Photograph of Desert.
Image ID: 28424  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Hardened mud playa and sand dunes, dawn, Mesquite dunes, Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California Arch Rock in Joshua Tree National Park.  A natural stone arch in the White Tank area of Joshua Tree N.P This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.
Hardened mud playa and sand dunes, dawn, Mesquite dunes. Desert Photos.
Image ID: 28679  
Location: Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Arch Rock in Joshua Tree National Park. A natural stone arch in the White Tank area of Joshua Tree N.P. Desert Image.
Image ID: 26748  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 


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Species Appearing Among These Images:
Abronia villosa
Agave deserti
Camissonia claviformis
Dipsosaurus dorsalis
Encelia farinosa
Ferocactus cylindraceus
Fouquieria splendens
Hesperocallis undulata
Lupinus arizonicus
Nolina parryi
Oenothera californica eurekensis
Oenothera deltoides
Opuntia bigelovii
Opuntia sp.
Swallenia alexandrae
Yucca brevifolia

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