When one thinks of a desert, the things that come to mind are the sand, heat, and an expansive landscape speckled with cacti. The Sonoran Desert offers a wonderful contrast with its vast assortment of desert flora. One of the hottest and prominent deserts in North America, it is spread over parts of Arizona and California in the US, and Sonora in Mexico. Home to a wide variety of vibrant desert plants, the desert scene here is the most loved subject for many photographs and paintings.
The desert receives a significant amount of rainfall, which creates a cool and damp atmosphere. In the absence of the rain, it’s really dry and hot. The various seasons have their impact on the desert land. The spring is marked as a blooming season when the various desert plants come to life. Some of the remarkable desert plants found here includes Brittle Bush Flower, Saguaro Trunk Flower, and Ocotillo red flowers, to mention a few.
These plants adapt to the rugged climatic conditions of the desert. They survive and thrive adding their distinctive character to the rugged terrain. The plants seek out coolness and their roots collect water from the rainfall. Many people come here to see and witness the scenic landscapes and color brought forth by the Sonoran Desert plants. The irregular dunes scattered with wild cactus are quite memorable. The beauty of the desert enhanced by these blooming plants and wild flowers bring tourists from all over the world.
Desert Plants photo gallery
19.07.2017 by FPImages