Arizona Hiking Gallery
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ
March 25, 2017
Gallery contains 16 photos
Gallery last updated: 5/6/2017

This was just a quick relaxing stroll throguh Demonstration Garden, the Cactus Garden, and the Aloe beds at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.

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In a bed in the far corner of the Demonstration Garden. Front center is a Whale's Tongue Agave (Agave ovatifolia). The orange blooming aloes in back are Coral Aloe (Aloe striata). The two barrel cacti are Golden Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii). And the pot of red blooming cactus on the left is Claret Cup Cactus (Echinocereus triglochidiatus).

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Beaked Yucca (Yucca rostrata) and Golden Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii) grow among wildflowers blooming in the Demonstration Garden.

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Tough but pretty Desert Marigolds (Baileya multiradiata) sporting their bright yellow blooms.

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Cactus, yucca, agave amid the spring blooms in the Demonstration Garden.

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Spring blooms in the Demonstration Garden.

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Whale's Tongue Agave (Agave ovatifolia).

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Whale's Tongue Agave (Agave ovatifolia) in front of Beaked Yucca (Yucca rostrata).

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A view of the Arboretum's Magma Ridge fronted with wildflowers, Saguaro Cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), and a large Toothpick Cactus (stetsonia coryne) on the left.

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Wonderful views from a bench in an out-of-the-way nook in the Arboretum's Cactus Garden.

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Giant Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus platyacanthus).

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Giant Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus platyacanthus).

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Weber's Agave (Agave weberi).

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Torrey's yucca (Yucca torreyi) in bloom.

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Jackal's Tail Aloe (Aloe claviflora) in bloom.

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Close up of Jackal's Tail Aloe (Aloe claviflora) bloom.

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Mountain Aloe (Aloe marlothii).

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