Smells Like Rain; It’s the Creosote

There is a welcome, distinctive smell in the desert when it rains, which comes from the creosote bush (Larrea tridentata), shown here. We desert dwellers will say “it smells like rain” ┬ábut what we are actually smelling is the creosote, shown here. Did you know they could live thousands of years? According to Steve Archer, […]