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March Ecoflora Challenge | Wildflower Wonders

March Ecoflora Challenge | Wildflower Wonders

Join the March EcoQuest: Wildflower Wonders. Find and map as many wildflowers as possible. Wildflower season is a cherished phenomenon in the Sonoran Desert. Blanketing the desert floor with impressive shapes and colors, these ephemeral wonders have specific...
January Ecoflora Challenge | Seize the Cheese

January Ecoflora Challenge | Seize the Cheese

Join the January EcoQuest: Seize the Cheese Cheeseweed, Malva Parviflora, is a somewhat low-growing forb that can form large, overtaking clumps, sometimes the size of small shrubs. It has been documented in metro Phoenix since the early 1900s. The common name...
July Ecoflora Challenge | Sonoran Survivors

July Ecoflora Challenge | Sonoran Survivors

This month’s EcoQuest is dedicated to learning more about Sonoran Desert plants that can survive or repopulate after fire. Observing these plants can help teach how to recognize them and increase our appreciation and understanding of the Sonoran Desert...
Ecoflora Challenge | Wild for Willow

Ecoflora Challenge | Wild for Willow

Join the June EcoQuest— Wild for Willow—and help find and map desert willow (Chilopsis linearis). Have you seen trees with big, beautiful violet or light pink blooms ? It’s likely desert willow. This Arizona native plant thrives in the desert heat and continues to...
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The Garden will be closed to the public July 4-11. We look forward to seeing you again on July 12.

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