“Spring, when the earth tilts closer to the sun, runs a strict timetable of flowers.”–Alice Oswald Penstemon’s are a native Arizona wildflower. There are many different varieties and colors.
The Plateau Fence Lizard is found in northern and eastern Arizona, in higher elevations of 3000-9000 feet. These lizard’s like open areas where basking is available on wood and rocks in desert scrub, grassland, and woodland ecosystems. These lizards are active mostly in mid-morning and later afternoon. They hibernate in the winter. They eat spiders,… Read More PLATEAU FENCE LIZARD
The Arizona Strip is the area in northern Arizona that lies north of the Colorado River. It is a unique part of the state, as the terrain is more like southern Utah and Nevada. It is a barren, red rock, and canyon country with desert vegetation. The strip includes picturesque places like the north rim… Read More VERMILION CLIFFS
The Desert Mariposa Lily, also called the Mariposa Tulip or Star Tulip, are blooming in central Arizona. They can be found among various open desert areas in western Arizona, southern California, southern Nevada, or northern Mexico. They are in the Mohave and Sonoran deserts with creosote-brush or pinyon-juniper pines. They stand out because of their… Read More DESERT MARIPOSA LILY