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Cornfield Spring canyon here is already in the shade; it will be dark by 17h, a bit before I make it back to my tent

Cornfield Spring canyon here is already in the shade; it will be dark by 17h, a bit before I make it back to my tent After filtering 10 litres of Cornfield Spring water in the shade, it's time to climb under that tree again and out of the washThumbnailsRock wall at Cornfield Spring, Mojave National PreserveAfter filtering 10 litres of Cornfield Spring water in the shade, it's time to climb under that tree again and out of the washThumbnailsRock wall at Cornfield Spring, Mojave National PreserveAfter filtering 10 litres of Cornfield Spring water in the shade, it's time to climb under that tree again and out of the washThumbnailsRock wall at Cornfield Spring, Mojave National PreserveAfter filtering 10 litres of Cornfield Spring water in the shade, it's time to climb under that tree again and out of the washThumbnailsRock wall at Cornfield Spring, Mojave National PreserveAfter filtering 10 litres of Cornfield Spring water in the shade, it's time to climb under that tree again and out of the washThumbnailsRock wall at Cornfield Spring, Mojave National Preserve

One thing I've noticed here in Cornfield Spring canyon is that creosote brushes grow fairly close to the stream. They aren't riparian plants, but I have seen them flourish in semi-moist washes at other locations also.