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Desert Fruits

Desert Fruits

Common fruit trees like citrus and figs are forming fruits in May but there are many other desert plants producing edible fruits. These desert fruits produced are relished by desert animals such as birds, desert tortoises as well as people. Look for saguaro fruits...
Prickly Pear-adise

Prickly Pear-adise

Prickly Pear: Uses and Benefits Monsoon season in Arizona brings clouds, thunder, rain and flash floods in the mostly dry washes along the desert, and it announces the end of the hot season. Another remarkable event that monsoon season brings is the ripening of fruits...

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