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.
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There are about ten known species of bats in the park. This is a pallid bat sleeping at the Painted Desert Complex. Discover more about mammals of Petrified Forest. More...