• Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

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Chorizanthe brevicornu Torr. var. brevicornu

Family Common
Name
Bloom
Period
Elevation
in meters
Growth
Habit
Nativity
Polygonaceae brittle spineflower Feb-Jul <2300 annual native

Did You Know?

Fault map of the park

Joshua Tree is crisscrossed with hundreds of faults, and is a great place to see raw rocks and the effects of earthquakes. The famous San Andreas Fault bounds the south side of the park and can be observed from Keys View. More...