Some Sonoran desert plants - agaves and cacti

     
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Saguaro National Park, Arizona

 

Saguaro sunset, west of Tucson, Arizona

 

Foothill (yellow) Paloverde ( Parkinsonia microphylla)

 

Sagurao (Carnegiea gigantea) surrounded by Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens)

 

Fishhook Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus wislizeni)

 

Arizona Rainbow Cactus (Echinocereus rigidissimus ssp. rigidissimus)

 

Maybe Buckhorn Cholla (Cylindropuntia fulgida)

 

Teddybear Cholla (Cylindropuntia bigelovii)

 

Desert Spoon Agave (Dasylirion wheeleri)

 

Banana Yucca (Yucca baccata)

 

Engelmann's Prickly Pear (Opuntia engelmannii) and Fishhook Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus wislizeni)

 

Palmers Agave (Agave palmeri)

 

Saguaro

 

Saguaro in the evening

 

Parrys Agave (Agave parryi)

 

Ocotillo and Saguaro

 

Soaptree Yucca (Yucca elata)?

 

Maybe Cane Cholla (Cylindropuntia imbricata)?

 

Jumping Cholla (Cylindropuntia fulgida)

 

Cane Cholla (Cylindropuntia imbricata ssp. spinosior)

 

Sacred Datura (Datura wrightii). Sometimes used as a hallucinogen due to its psychoactive alkaloids

 

Silverleaf Nightshade (Solanum elaeagnifolium), Chihuahuan Desert

 

Desert blooming south of Tombstone

 

Landscape toward Tombstone. This is strictly speaking outside the Sonoran Desert (more closely like the Chihuahuan Desert?)

 

Engelmann's Prickly Pear

 

Pancake Prickly Pear (Opuntia chlorotica)