This Is Where That 'Wet Smell' Comes From After It Rains In Phoenix, AZ

July 25, 2019

Phoenix Monsoon

Who else loves that smell? 🙋‍♂️🙋‍♀️

Posted by azfamily 3TV CBS 5 on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Anyone else love that 'wet smell' after there's a heavy rain in Phoenix?

According to AZFamily,

In Arizona, we have the Creosote bush to thank for that musky, wet desert smell.... Brian Harris, a landscape designer from Dig it Up Gardens in Phoenix, says some plants secrete oils during dry periods.... Come monsoon, the oils are released into the air.

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