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tumbleweeds in a yard in California
January 10, 2014

Tumbling Tumbleweeds

Skeletons of Russian thistle, better known as tumbleweed, pile up in a yard in Lancaster, California.

See more pictures from the January 2014 feature story “The Weed That Won the West.”

See this and other photographs from our list of favorites from 2013 »

Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel, National Geographic

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