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One bush that I encounter occasionally in the Mojave Desert Mountains is the Barberry  I'm officially at the bottom of the New York Mountains foothills nowThumbnailsI'm back down in Pinto Valley earlier than expected, so I go for a walk up a barely visible old road on the way back to camp I'm officially at the bottom of the New York Mountains foothills nowThumbnailsI'm back down in Pinto Valley earlier than expected, so I go for a walk up a barely visible old road on the way back to camp I'm officially at the bottom of the New York Mountains foothills nowThumbnailsI'm back down in Pinto Valley earlier than expected, so I go for a walk up a barely visible old road on the way back to camp I'm officially at the bottom of the New York Mountains foothills nowThumbnailsI'm back down in Pinto Valley earlier than expected, so I go for a walk up a barely visible old road on the way back to camp I'm officially at the bottom of the New York Mountains foothills nowThumbnailsI'm back down in Pinto Valley earlier than expected, so I go for a walk up a barely visible old road on the way back to camp

Even the leaves on this guy are hard and sharp, though not quite like a cactus. Best of all, many of them have sprouted back after being burned by the 2005 brush fires out here.