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I check my GPS again and begin the climb into the McCullough Mountains, straight up this hill I take note of this light-pink Mojave Desert native thistle: Cirsium neomexicanumThumbnailsAt the top of the blackbrush hill, I turn around for a moment to enjoy the views back down into Piute ValleyI take note of this light-pink Mojave Desert native thistle: Cirsium neomexicanumThumbnailsAt the top of the blackbrush hill, I turn around for a moment to enjoy the views back down into Piute ValleyI take note of this light-pink Mojave Desert native thistle: Cirsium neomexicanumThumbnailsAt the top of the blackbrush hill, I turn around for a moment to enjoy the views back down into Piute ValleyI take note of this light-pink Mojave Desert native thistle: Cirsium neomexicanumThumbnailsAt the top of the blackbrush hill, I turn around for a moment to enjoy the views back down into Piute ValleyI take note of this light-pink Mojave Desert native thistle: Cirsium neomexicanumThumbnailsAt the top of the blackbrush hill, I turn around for a moment to enjoy the views back down into Piute Valley

I think the plant covering most of the hill is blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima). It's quite rigid and somewhat thorny, another plant that you want to walk around.