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Queen of the Night Cactus Flower and Her Hawk Moth

Queen of the Night Cactus Flower and Her Hawk Moth

Following a perfumed path in the night, hawk moths in the desert of Southern Arizona find the queen of the night cactus blossom held aloft on what appears to be a dead stick. The skinny cactus stems grow from a large tuberous root that weighs more than 40 pounds. The...
 
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April 11-14, Temporary trail closures may occur due to construction.
April 20 The Garden will close at 12 p.m., last admission 10:30 a.m.
April 20 Cactus Clubhouse will be closed.