Historic Joshua Tree Bloom

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Re: Historic Joshua Tree Bloom

Postby shadylady » Sun May 05, 2013 8:38 am

Historic Joshua Tree Bloom: What's the Cause? :sun:
I think this is the same as one of the videos already posted, but it's posted to a different YouTube channel. Redundant, but if the other one gets deleted, then this one will be a backup.
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Re: Historic Joshua Tree Bloom

Postby blackturtle.us » Sun May 05, 2013 5:17 pm

Joshua Tree
May 05, 2013
Just posted a blog about Joshua trees. Recently I've observed yuccas in bloom or producing fruits in the Argus Range, Slate Range, Lee Flat, Conglomerate Mesa, Santa Rosa Flat, and Malpais Mesa. I don't think the bloom was as spectacular up here as it was down at Joshua Tree NP, but there were more blooms than normal even up here.
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Re: Historic Joshua Tree Bloom

Postby wildrose » Tue May 07, 2013 8:09 am

Blooming Joshua Trees Wow Watchers, Surprise Scientists
Here's another report on the Joshua tree bloom. It's an interesting phenomenon whatever the cause.
It's been an incredible spring for Joshua trees in the Mojave Desert and throughout the Southwest. The strange and gangly desert forest is in the last stages of an unusually rich and widespread bloom. Some biologists say they've never seen such a spectacular year, but they don't agree on why it's happening.

LINK: http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201304190850/a
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Re: Historic Joshua Tree Bloom

Postby CrustyOldFart » Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:47 am

Chopping down Joshua trees for Solar
Looks like these Joshuas won't be blooming anymore! :curse:
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Re: Historic Joshua Tree Bloom

Postby twister » Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:22 am

So if the historic bloom was four years ago does that mean that we're about due for another strong year, especially considering all the rain we've gotten this last couple months?
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Re: Historic Joshua Tree Bloom

Postby panamint_patty » Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:09 am

Joshua trees at risk of extinction from climate change
We had several years of drought since 2010, but the temperatures during the summer have not been any higher in the desert regions. Not buying the climate change argument. It's more likely that we're talking about a temporary setback due to the dry years and that things will return to normal during the next couple decades.
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