Redwoods are the tallest trees in the world. They grow to heights over 110 metres (360 feet). These trees can survive for up to 2000 years. Fossil records have revealed that the northern hemisphere was once covered with vast areas of these forests.
The Ocotillo Posted by: Anonymous on Saturday, November 02, 2002 - 05:18 PM
The Ocotillo has numerous long spiny greyish-brown stems. In Spring it provides red-orange tubular flowers. It can grow to 30' (9m). Its shallow roots are widely spread , allowing maximum collection of water.