• Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

Pectis papposa Harv. & A. Gray var. papposa

Family Common
Name
Bloom
Period
Elevation
in meters
Growth
Habit
Nativity
Asteraceae manybristle chinchweed (Jun)Aug-Nov(Jan) <1500 annual native
 
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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...