• Jasper Forest is magical in twilight, particularly the logs on stone pedestals

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Plant Gallery

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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?

spiral petroglyph marks the summer solstice

Petroglyphs are sometimes calendars, marking events like the summer solstice with interactions between the glyph, the sun, and natural landscape features.