Mojave native grass
"Six miles south of Palmdale, on September 27, 2000 at noon a
California native Harvester ant finds the coolest Mojave soil temperature underneath the perennial native Desert Stipa grass plant"

Copyright © 2000 by Craig C. Dremann, Box 609, Redwood City, California 94064 (650) 325-7333

Temperatures are in Farenheit ± one degree, measured 0.25" below the soil's surface. Grid is in inches. The plant's diameter is nine inches by eight inches, and the cooling effect of the plant includes the dense shade cast upon the desert's surface.

Updated December 22, 2022 - The Reveg Edge website