Here are some desert wildflowers I caught on camera in the Black Canyon area in Arizona. This area is part of the ARIZONA TRANSITION ZONE.
The Desert Bell is a native annual flowering herb. It grows in open desert mountain areas with sand or gravel up to 5200′. Primarily the Mojave or Sonoran desert areas. They bloom in late winter and early spring in these areas. I saw this one in the Arizona Transition Zone, north of Phoenix in early… Read More DESERT BELL
Desert Night Snake’s are small snakes found in most of western and southern Arizona and northern borderlands. Terrain can be grasslands, woodlands, open sandy deserts to steep rocky wooded slopes. Desert Night Snake’s are gray or tan in color with dark blotches on the back and a dark collar. A dark bar extends back from… Read More DESERT NIGHT SNAKE
Here are Giant Saguaros and Mexican Gold Poppies in the Arizona transition zone north of Phoenix. The Mexican Gold Poppy have four bright colored petals. They are one of the first spring blooms in the desert, they can be found on open gravel and sandy slopes. Read about Saguaro’s here: CACTI (part 1) Also: ARIZONA TRANSITION ZONE.… Read More SAGUAROS AND POPPIES