• Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • Cottonwood Trails Closed

    Trail access remains closed to Cottonwood Spring Oasis, Lost Palms Oasis, and Mastodon Peak. More »

Ambrosia salsola (Torr. & A. Gray) Strother & B.G. Baldwin var. pentalepis (Rydb.) Strother & B.G. Baldwin

Family Common
Name
Bloom
Period
Elevation
in meters
Growth
Habit
Nativity
Asteraceae cheesebush Mar-Apr <550 subshrub native
 
Species Closeup

Did You Know?

Mojave Mound Cactus Bloom

With nearly 750 species of vascular plants, Joshua Tree is renowned for its plant diversity. No wonder that when the area was first proposed for preservation in the early 1930s, the name suggested was Desert Plants National Park. More...