Hedgehog cactus, (genus Echinocereus), genus of about 60 species of cacti (family Cactaceae), native from central Mexico to the western United States. The common name hedgehog refers to the spiny fruit, which is edible in many species.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum near Superior, AZ is a unique state park established with the mission of helping visitors discover the intricate beauty of desert plants from around the world.
Phoenix artist Marsha LAZAR Klinger loves to recreate the Arizona landscapes in her studio with pencils and paint and. The results are beautiful. Get to know Marsha and see her award winning works.
A stroll up Oak Creek’s west fork offers one of the best hiking experiences in Sedona – an area already known as a hiker’s paradise. Steep canyon walls and shade trees make this a perfect trail if you’re looking to avoid the heat of the Arizona sun.
We’re calling this one pop fly cactus. What would you call it? Thanks to Jenny Cosby of Queen Creek, AZ … More
With over 16,000 acres to explore in Phoenix’s South Mountain Park, it’s easy to miss a few things when you … More
Just south of downtown Phoenix rests South Mountain Park – the largest city-run park in America. With access points in … More
Considered the crown jewel of the Grand Canyon by many adventure seekers, Havasu Falls may be the most misidentified landmark in Arizona.
Towering as high as 25 feet at maturity, the Ocotillo (oko-tea-yo) remains dormant much of the year as a skeletal … More