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Desert Plants

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Desert Plants. Get inspired and try out new things.
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California, USA

This past weekend, Ian and I headed down to Anza Borrego Desert State Park to host another Lonely Speck astrophotography workshop under the starry desert night sky. With temps at a steady 80° F at …

127 Stunning Desert Plants and Succulents

Planning a desert or drought tolerant garden? Here are 127 stunning desert plants & succulents that'll look gorgeous in your garden. Lots of photos too!

Plants - Desert Cacti and Flora

The abounding southwetern desert Cacti and flora are one of this areas most significant and beautiful attractions. listed are: Palo Verde, Fish Hook, Devils Fingers, Agave, Cholla, Yucca, Organ Pipe, Ocotillo, Barrel, Rainbow, Beaver Tail, Prickly Pear, Hedge Hog, Buckhorn, Saguaro, Joshua Tree, Pin Cushion, and Stagehorn postmarked in 1959 with 3 cent 'In God We Trust, Liberty' stamp

How can desert plants live without water?

No plant could live in a true desert, where it never rains. But the places where cacti and other desert plants grow do get rain only every couple of years or so. When it rains, desert plants quickly take up the water through their roots, storing it in fleshy leaves and stems. That stored water allows them to survive until the next rain comes. The roots of desert plants are very deep, drawing from hidden underground water, or widespread and shallow to best gather the water that hits the…