15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Flower Desert 'Rositas'

The Flower Desert (Desierto Florido) is a phenomenom related to 'El Niño' that happens in the most arid desert in the world: Atacama, when the rain comes not very usual. Here we can see ´Rosita´one of the species that can be seen in this awesome event.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Copiapó, Chile
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Francisco Javier Ramos Rosellon