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Mojave Desert Plants
Mojave Desert Trees
Joshua TreeJoshua tree is one of the most characteristic plants of the Mojave Desert and extends southward ...
Pinyon PineMature singleleaf pinyon is typically a short tree (20-40 feet (6-12 m) tall), with a ...
MesquiteMesquite is an extremely hardy, drought-tolerant plant because ...
California JuniperCalifornia juniper occurs in a climate that has mild, moist, sunny winters and ...
California Fan Palm OasesIn an otherwise hot and sparse environment, palm oases provide the luxury of shade and ...
CottonwoodRiparian habitat provides living conditions for a greater variety of wildlife than any other ...
Desert WillowDesert willow is a large deciduous shrub or small tree that may grow 10 to 30 feet (3-9 m) tall, and often has a leaning ...
Chilopsis linearis *
Cat Claw Acacia
Acacia greggii *
Shrub Live Oak
Quercus turbinella *
Quercus cornelius-mulleri *
New Mexican Locust
Canyon Live Oak
Two Leaf Pinyon
Tamarisk Salt Cedar
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Tree Dominated HabitatsA Tree-Dominated Habitat is an area with greater than ...