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The Huntington: Desert Garden

The Huntington: Desert Garden

The Huntington's desert botanical garden has literally acres like this, each plant more alien looking than the last. Henry Huntington was a railroad magnate and avid collector; he had minions scouring the world for plants that would grow well in the arid climate of Southern California. (He also collected art and rare books, hence the world-class museum and library here.)

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Photo taken @ San Gabriel on 28 October 2015 (© Anita363 / Flickr)

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