This is so fun to see, I had never seen that before when I was in the US.
Do people buy those to decorate their rock yards? Do they have rock yards there, like in Arizona?
Well, it sure is easy to see why it's called tumbleweed. :)
Tumbleweeds can be a huge problem in some areas. And I've heard that Texas Longhorn cattle were quite resilient and long-lasting because they used their horns to protect themselves from the tumbleweeds so prevalent in central and west Texas.
That's a pretty good gathering!
what a 'harvest'! :)
Not a sight I like to see along my fence. Those nasty things show up any time of year and can become a big problem.
Not the best features in a landscape, but I can picture being out in a dry, windy desert and seeing these bounce along. It's evocative to me...
That is a first for me! Wonder how they all ended up in the same place.
Always remind me off old westerns on Saturday mornins'. Tumblin' Tumbleweeds... Gene Autry?
I remember seeing some of these while travelling in parts of the American west. Quite peculiar.Good capture!
Although they are nice to look at, the Russian thistle is a nuisance plant, scattering seeds as it tumbles across the land driven by the wind.
Wow, I saw these only in the films...
Thanks Kate...I remember the first time I saw one in person.....and not on the movie screen as someone mentioned. Now we need an action shot ...as one tumbles across in front of the car....Let someone else drive!
They are everywhere.
i loved to see those piles. and unfortunately i didnt take too many pictures of it....
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