Sonoran Desert

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During the summer's heat, the joshua trees drop unnecessary leaves.
Summer Joshua
A mature saguaro grows along the banks of the Blue Tank Wash in Wickenburg, Arizona.
Blue Tank Saguaro
Hiking in a canyon carved from mud, an arch awaits at the trails end.
Mud Arch
Purple Owl's Clover growing on the Sonoran Desert floor in spring.
Hassayampa Clover
The Milky Way hangs over the KOFA range in Western Arizona.
KOFA Milky Way
A nice arrangement of saguaro in the afternoon sunlight near Wickenburg, Arizona.
Saguaro Bouquet
Martinez Creek cuts a gorge through granite near Congress, Arizona.
Martinez Creek
The setting sun shines on a prickly peark and hills near Bagdad.
Prickly Pear and Bagdad Hills
A barrel cactus and off-shoot in Congress, Arizona.
Barrel Cacti
A warm spring sunset on Vulture Peak near Wickenburg, Arizona.
Vulture Peak
Joshua tree and the Date Creek Range.
Date Creek Joshua
Brittle bush in the Mohawk Range
Mohawk Brittlebush


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