• Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

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  • Pinto Basin Road Under Construction; Expect travel delays up to 30-minutes

    The ongoing construction project to improve Pinto Basin Road will impact travel between the northern portion of the park and the Cottonwood/I-10 area. Please plan accordingly. The project is expected to be completed in August 2014. More »

  • Deteriorating conditions of Black Rock Canyon Road

    The road leading to Black Rock campground has deep potholes, is deeply rutted, and can be difficult to negotiate, especially in large vehicles. Please drive with caution.

  • Access to some Cottonwood trails remains closed

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

Scientifc Names S

*synonyms indicated with an asterisk
Salazaria mexicana* (under Scutellaria mexicana)
Salix exigua var. exigua
Salix gooddingii
Salix laevigata
Salix lasiolepis
Salsola tragus
Saltugilia australis
Saltugilia latimeri
Saltugilia splendens subsp. grantii
Saltugilia splendens subsp. splendens
Salvia apiana
Salvia columbariae
Salvia dorrii var. pilosa
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia mohavensis
Salvia pachyphylla
Salvia vaseyi
Sambucus mexicana* (under Sambucus nigra subsp. caerulea)
Sambucus nigra subsp. caerulea
Sarcostemma cynanchoides var. hartwegii* (under Funastrum cynanchoides var. hartwegii)
Sarcostemma hirtellum* (under Funastrum hirtellum)
Schismus arabicus
Schismus barbatus
Schoenoplectus acutus var. occidentalis
Schoenoplectus americanus
Scirpus acutus var. occidentalis* (under Schoenoplectus acutus var. occidentalis)
Scirpus americanus* (under Schoenoplectus americanus)
Scutellaria mexicana
Selaginella bigelovii
Selaginella eremophila
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
Senecio flaccidus var. monoensis
Senecio mohavensis
Senecio vulgaris
Senegalia greggii
Senna armata
Sidotheca trilobata
Silene antirrhina
Silene verecunda
Silene verecunda ssp. platyota* (under Silene verecunda)
Simmondsia chinensis
Sisymbrium altissimum
Sisymbrium irio
Sisymbrium orientale
Solanum americanum
Solanum xanti
Sonchus asper subsp. asper
Sonchus oleraceus
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. ambigua
Sphaeralcea angustifolia
Sphaeralcea emoryi var. emoryi
Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola
Sporobolus airoides
Sporobolus contractus
Sporobolus cryptandrus
Sporobolus flexuosus
Stanleya pinnata var. pinnata
Stephanomeria exigua subsp. exigua
Stephanomeria parryi
Stephanomeria pauciflora
Stephanomeria pauciflora var. pauciflora* (under Stephanomeria pauciflora)
Stillingia linearifolia
Stillingia paucidentata
Stillingia spinulosa
Stipa coronata
Stipa hymenoides
Stipa parishii var. parishii
Stipa speciosa
Streptanthella longirostris
Streptanthus campestris
Stylocline gnaphaloides
Stylocline micropoides
Stylocline psilocarphoides
Suaeda moquinii* (under Suaeda nigra)
Suaeda nigra
Syntrichopappus fremontii

Did You Know?

Pinto Point

Humans have occupied the area encompassed by Joshua Tree National Park for at least 5,000 years. The first group known to inhabit the area was the Pinto Culture, followed by the Serrano, the Chemehuevi, and the Cahuilla. More...