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Trail Rock Guarded By Shin Diggers   Leave a comment

Sycamore ReservoirTrail Rock Guarded By Shin Diggers (agave lechugilla) — Image by kenne

This small agave can make a lasting impression if you run up against them, therefore the name “shin digger.” Here it seems to be providing this rock, security. In thick ground cover, the spins can be crippling to a hiker or horse.


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