Hundreds of species of plants make Petrified Forest National Park their home, from lichens to wildflowers to cottonwood trees and everything in between. Wildflowers can be seen in the park from March through October. Only a few of our many inhabitants are pictured here.
Did You Know?
Petrified wood was so abundant when the ancestral Puebloan people were living in the area that they used it not only for stone tools but also as building material, such as the "brick" used in Agate House at Petrified Forest National Park.