These should be flowering here in NH any time now! Be prepared to did through those forest floor leaves to find the flowers! You can buy these as bulbs, totally worth it. They are a true periwinkle color!
rhamphotheca: “ The Pony Tail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata) … aka “Elephant’s Foot", is a species of plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to the states of Tamaulipas, Veracruz and San Luis Potosí in.
This is not a tornado in Namibia. Where is the flying sand? This is the shadow cast by the edge of a sand dune in Namibia. The picture was entered in the Italian National Geographic photo contest by Francesco Middei.