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Mojave Desert Plants
TreesJoshua tree, juniper, mesquite, fan palm, cottonwood, ...
ShrubsBushes, brush, bunches of sticks, twigs, and oddly enough, yucca...
Cactus in the Mojave Desert
Desert WildflowersWildflower lists, photo guide, widflower survival, photos ...
Other & Miscellaneous
Biological Soil CrustsAlthough the soil surface may look like dirt to you, it is full of living organisms that are a ...
Salt Marsh Plant Communities
Plants in Death Valley
Mojave National Preserve
Big Morongo Canyon
Vasquez RocksVegetation and animals
Red Rock Canyon NCA
Valley of FirePlants and animals
Plants of the Grand CanyonThere are approximately 1,737 known species of vascular plants, 167 species of fungi, 64 species of moss and 195 species of lichen found in Grand Canyon National Park. ...
Yosemite VegetationThe plants of Yosemite National Park are diverse and complex and are a significant part of the exquisite beauty and biological diversity of the park. ...
Plants in Zion National ParkLocated on the Colorado Plateau, but bordering the Basin and Range Province, Zion is home to plants from both regions. ...
Plant & Wildflower Glossary
Ecosystem SubsectionsAn area or region of land designated for study purposes that has distinct geology, landforms, soils, flora, and fauna that ...
Ecosystem HabitatsSpecific tree and shrub dominated habitat types including mountain areas
Desert HabitatsMany variables -- elevation, moisture, soil composition, exposure to the sun and shelter from the wind create habitats...
AdaptationsThe Mojave’s plant species have developed ingenious physiological adaptations that allow them to thrive in such a harsh environment.
Example AdaptationsSeveral examples of the way plants have adapted to the desert.
Plants and How Indians Used ThemIn the desert, Indians found native plants and other natural objects that not only ensured their survival ...
Yucca Clone RingsThe Mojave yucca, (yucca schidigera) can sprout from seeds when fertilized by the yucca moth, or...