• Lower Cliff Dwelling

    Tonto

    National Monument Arizona

Cactus Patch Trail Answer Sheet

CACTUS PATCH TRAIL ANSWER SHEET

CACTUS PATCH TRAIL:
Shade

CATCLAW ACACIA:
Pinole

AGAVE:
15 – 25

SAGUARO CACTUS:
Gila woodpecker

PRICKLY PEAR CACTUS:
Tuna; Javelina

CHAIN FRUIT CHOLLA:
Cactus wren

BARREL CACTUS:
Compass cactus

HEDGEHOG CACTUS:
Blooms first

DESERT CHRISTMAS CACTUS:
November - December

BUCKHORN CHOLLA:
Deer antlers

Did You Know?

hillside with wildflowers

Spring can be a very colorful season at Tonto National Monument, but when will the wildflowers bloom? Rain is needed throughout the winter, and warm days are a good indicator of a full bloom ahead. If you miss the peak flowering season, remember that you’ve also missed the peak crowds. More...