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Snapshots

  1. Ocotillo

    Snapshot Title: Ocotillo
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Phoenix Mountains Preserve
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    Not much going on now (summer), but when it rains, the Ocotillo will sprout leaves quickly and later beautiful red flowers.



  2. Moon rocks

    Snapshot Title: Moon rocks
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Phoenix Mountains Preserve
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    Not from the moon, but my favorite spot to watch the full moon rise.



  3. Barrel Cactus

    Snapshot Title: Barrel Cactus
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Phoenix Mountains Preserve
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    Ferocactus wislizenii.



  4. Jumping Cholla

    Snapshot Title: Jumping Cholla
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Phoenix Mountains Preserve
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    Lots of Opuntia bigelovii, commonly called Teddy Bear or Jumping Cholla. Do NOT pet.



  5. Mature saguaro

    Snapshot Title: Mature saguaro
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Phoenix Mountains Preserve
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    Lots of arms.



  6. Palo Verde

    Snapshot Title: Palo Verde
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Phoenix Mountains Preserve
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    The Arizona State tree -- growing in a (currently) dry wash or arroyo.



  7. Young saguaro

    Snapshot Title: Young saguaro
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Phoenix Mountains Preserve
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    No arms means young.