• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Whipple’s Cholla

Whipple's Cholla
Whipple's Cholla
 
Whipple’s Cholla is a large branching shrub like cactus that is typically 2 to 4 feet in height. The flowers are yellow and bloom in the spring to early summer. Be very careful around this plant. The spines are very sharp.
 

Did You Know?

Deseret Alphabet

On January 19, 1854, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints adopted the Deseret alphabet. The new alphabet consisted of 38 to 40 characters and was developed mostly by George D. Watt. It was an attempt to help simplify spelling in the English Language.