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Snapshots

  1. Saguaro

    Snapshot Title: Saguaro
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Sonoran Desert, Superstition Wilderness, Arizona
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    Carnegiea gigantea. The iconic cactus of the Sonoran Desert. (And the Arizona state flower.)



  2. Hikers

    Snapshot Title: Hikers
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Sonoran Desert, Superstition Wilderness, Arizona
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    More people enjoying Peralta trail. Far fewer use it in the summer (It was 118 F here 2 days ago).



  3. Prickly pear

    Snapshot Title: Prickly pear
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Sonoran Desert, Superstition Wilderness, Arizona
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    Genus: Opuntia. Around 180 species.

    Here's a variety (Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris) from the bottom of the Grand Canyon: bit.ly/lJfLm8 Will open in a new tab or window



  4. Five hikers

    Snapshot Title: Five hikers
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Sonoran Desert, Superstition Wilderness, Arizona
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    I didn't see them when taking the picture, but met them on the trail about 15 minutes later.



  5. Round rock

    Snapshot Title: Round rock
    Taken by: Jaime Brotons

    Image: Sonoran Desert, Superstition Wilderness, Arizona
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    lot of CA