Cacti / Desert Succulents
NPS Photo by Barry Nielsen
Cactus common to the area include: Prickly Pear, Fendler's Hedgehog, Claret Cup Hedgehog, Cane Cholla.
Did You Know?
The ancient Puebloans of the area are often referred to as the "Mogollon people" by archeologists. This name was applied because of the nearby Mogollon Mountains. These mountains, in turn, were named for Don Juan Ignacio Flores Mogollón, the Spanish Governor, from 1712 to 1715, of what is now New Mexico.