San Tan Loop Hike
September 10, 2017
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Another classic Sonoran Desert plant is the Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens). In hot dry conditions it will drop its leaves. After rains come the canes will leaf out once again. In the spring bright orange flowers adorn the tip of the branches.
San Tan Loop Hike: Image 8