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A Beavertail Prickly Pear cactus can be found in the southwest part of the U.S. into northern Mexico. They grow in desert scrub, oak/pine, and pinyon/juniper areas below 6000 feet in elevation. They are low growing, usually spineless. The pink to rose colored flowers bloom in late winter and early spring. Here is one I… Read More BEAVERTAIL CACTUS
The Whipple Cholla is a dense and low to the ground cactus. They are found in the southwest desert areas. Because they are frost tolerant, you may see them above 8000′ feet in elevation. Cholla’s have multiple stems that are slender. This cholla has pale whitish spines and yellow blooming flowers from April to June.… Read More ANOTHER CACTUS
The Gambel’s Quail is a ground-dwelling quail found in desert regions in the southwest United States and Sonora, Mexico. They have unique bobbing topknots on both the male and female. These quails are more likely to run that fly. Gambel’s Quail eat seeds from desert grasses, shrubs, trees, and cactus, along with leaves and grass.