Snow decorates the desert under a dreamy night sky at California’s Joshua Tree National Park. To survive, Joshua trees depend on perfect conditions, including a crisp winter freeze – researchers believe that freezing temperatures may first damage the growing end of a branch and then stimulate flowering, followed by branching. Photo by Craig Schoenbaum. Tweeted by the US Department of the Interior, 12/20/16.
Joshua Tree National Park
The Fire In The Sky
The Milky Way And The Joshua Tree