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Desert Plants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

A Field of Burbank Spineless Opuntias in a Snow Storm, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2206
Scope and Contents Photograph of a field of Burbank spineless Opuntias in a snow storm.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Burbank Spineless and Spiny Opuntias Growing Side by Side, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2208
Scope and Contents Photograph of Burbank spineless and spiny Opuntias growing side by side.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Burbank Spineless Opuntia Leaf, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2209
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Burbank spineless Opuntia leaf. The text beneath the image notes that the cactus was used as food for domestic animals.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Burbank Spineless Opuntia Leaf Cutting, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2202
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Burbank spineless Opuntia leaf cutting with a single fruit from which five large leaves are growing.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Burbank Spineless Opuntia - Pacific Coast, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2207
Scope and Contents Photograph of the waves of the Pacific Ocean crashing into the coast with the text beneath noting that Opuntia plants can grown in this environment.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Burbank Spineless Seedling Opuntias Under Snow, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2204
Scope and Contents Photograph of a field of Burbank spineless Opuntia seedlings under 2 1/2 inches of snow on 11 January, 1907 with farmhouses in the background.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Drawing Pulque, in Tlachiquero, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/1089
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man drawing pulque, the fermented sap of a maguey plant, in Tlachiquero [Mexico] in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Hardy Burbank pineless Opuntias Ready for the Hybridizer, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2203
Scope and Contents Photograph of a field of Burbank spineless Opuntia plants 'ready for the hybridizer'.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Kara-kum Desert, South West Turkistan, Saksaub Bush, Sheep Eat, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/1139
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Kara-kum Desert in South West Turkistan showing a plain covered in saksaub bush that sheep eat in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Mesquite Bush and Prickly Pear, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2926
Scope and Contents Photograph of a cowboy on a horse on the plains surrounded by mesquite bushes and prickly pear cacti in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s