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The Importance of Cool Weather

Cold weather, even in the Mojave, isn't something surprising to native plants. Nor is it a surprise to Dr. Angela O'Callaghan. It happens often enough that desert plants have evolved the capacity to survive nasty, inclement winter weather just as they do in the summer.

Prickly Pear Cactus covered in snowy white

Prickly Pear Cactus covered in snowy white.

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