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Episode of Desert Speaks

Baja Boojums: Bizarre Plants

Season 13, Episode 13 of 13
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Turning inland, the intrepid travelers begin a thorough investigation into the weird, wild plants of Baja California. They quickly encounter the mystical, mythical Boojum tree. One of the oddest plants imaginable, the Boojum tree is leafless for most of the year and looks like a bit like an upturned turnip. Along the continuing journey to the pacific side, the wonders of Baja unfold for the trained eye. For example, the minute, bonsai-like coastal Alkali Heath shrub that takes its character, and form, from the forceful pacific winds.

Previously Aired

day time channel
4/8/2013 10:30 p.m. Ready TV
4/9/2013 5:30 a.m. Ready TV
7/8/2014 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
7/8/2014 11 p.m. UA Channel
7/8/2014 11:30 p.m. World
7/9/2014 6 a.m. UA Channel
11/21/2014 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
11/21/2014 11 p.m. UA Channel
11/21/2014 11:30 p.m. World
11/24/2014 6 a.m. UA Channel

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