Las Vegas Sun

December 11, 2016

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The ground around a stand of tamarisk along the shore of Lake Mojave near Cottonwood Cove is covered with duff from the branches last week. The duff's high salt content inhibits the growth of other plants.

Sam Morris

The ground around a stand of tamarisk along the shore of Lake Mojave near Cottonwood Cove is covered with duff from the branches last week. The duff's high salt content inhibits the growth of other plants.