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  • And the pollen count will go back down again ... until the chamisa starts to bloom, at least.

    Spring in Santa Fe

  • The chamisa is already blooming in Abiquiu and the monarch butterflies are already migrating through here - they usually don't hit here until mid-September and the chamisa is 3 weeks ahead of schedule at least.

    Tomorrow's Swift-Boating Of Obama, Today!

  • I seem to have caught the yucca at the height of their bloom and the chamisa behind these and other wildflowers in front were going strong.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • I seem to have caught the yucca at the height of their bloom and the chamisa behind these and other wildflowers in front were going strong.

    Overnighter Continued

  • Finally, in November 1940, after the chamisa bushes along the roadside had turned golden and the wild purple asters had bloomed, she tore herself away from her creative, calm existence and returned to New York.

    Portrait of An Artist

  • Snow dusted the high mesas and capped the dried tan chamisa along the roadsides with white crowns.

    Portrait of An Artist

  • The thistles, sorrel and prickly lettuce have set seed in the midvalley; wild asters, sunflowers, and chamisa are blooming, the grasses catch and hold the mellowing sunlight in their tawny seedheads and the color transformation on the north facing slopes has started.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • The thistles, sorrel and prickly lettuce have set seed in the midvalley; wild asters, sunflowers, and chamisa are blooming, the grasses catch and hold the mellowing sunlight in their tawny seedheads and the color transformation on the north facing slopes has started.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • The thistles, sorrel and prickly lettuce have set seed in the midvalley; wild asters, sunflowers, and chamisa are blooming, the grasses catch and hold the mellowing sunlight in their tawny seedheads and the color transformation on the north facing slopes has started.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • The thistles, sorrel and prickly lettuce have set seed in the midvalley; wild asters, sunflowers, and chamisa are blooming, the grasses catch and hold the mellowing sunlight in their tawny seedheads and the color transformation on the north facing slopes has started.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

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  • "The chamisa pollen caught in his nose and broke his heart."

    "The Kid" by Salvatore Scibona, in The New Yorker, June 14 & 21, 2010, page 118

    July 13, 2010