Like this one, for second runner up.
This plant has lost it's battle with the sand. Or maybe someone before me planted some dead branches for a photo, and left them.
From the Red Rocks, first runner up.
A mostly desolate desert scene, yet there is scrub grass and even some flowers to balance the huge boulders.
And the winner!
A lily in our garden. You guys know I'm a sucker for the yellows and oranges.