• Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

Phoradendron californicum Nutt.

Family Common
Name
Bloom
Period
Elevation
in meters
Growth
Habit
Nativity
Viscaceae mesquite mistletoe Jan-Mar <1200 subshrub native
 
Species Closeup
NPS/Julia Lynam
 
Species Habitat
NPS/Tasya Herskovits

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Red Spotted Toad

The red-spotted toad is a true denizen of the desert, where it spends most of its life underground. Found from one end of the park to the other, it appears after good, soaking rains. More...