Time Travel: Saguaro National Monument 2008

Saguaro Natonal Monument March 11, 2008
https://www.nps.gov/sagu/index.htm

I have no photos but there were Greater roadrunners, and Gila woodpeckers.

The drive
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Prickly pear and Barrel cacti
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Saguaro in the wild
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More Buckhorn cholla
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Even though it was morning the sun and heat were ever present.
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Saguaro and Ocotillo. I think Ocotillo looks a lot like rebar.
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Most of the time Ocotillo looks like thorny sticks, but here you can see it fully leafed out.
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Prickly pear and Teddy bear cholla
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Another Ocotillo, I was impressed by how tall they could grow.
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Here we have Prickly pear, Ocotillo, Saguaro in the background and foreground (armless), and I think a Palo Verde tree on the left.
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And now we add in yuccas
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So much to learn and now remember.


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