Monday, March 4, 2013

Sonoran Spring

It seems Spring has arrived to the desert. I've never seen more color on the trail then I have in the last couple weeks. The landscape actually looks green! 

Engelmann's Hedgehog
Engelmann's Hedgehog cactus.

Teddybear Cholla
Teddybear Cholla
 I don't know why this Cholla is called "Teddybear". You definitely would not want to hug this cactus.

Paloverde
Paloverde 

Giant Saguaro
Giant Saguaro

Pretty sure this is some kind of Cholla.