Arizona

Parks & Preserves

Here is a list of some of the national parks, state parks, preserves and wilderness areas found within the state.

Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness is located northeast of Tucscon in the...

Navajo National Monument is located in the north of Arizona to the northeast...

The Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is located just east of Phoenix in...

The Organ Pipe Cactus Nat'l. Monument is found in extreme southern arizona...

Found in northeast Arizona, Canyon De Chelly National Monument has supported...

The very remote 87,000 acre Paiute Wilderness Area is located in extreme...

Located approximately between Tucson and Phoenix in Arizona is the Casa...

The Petrified Forest National Park can be found east of Flagstaff in...

The wondrous Chiricahua National Monumental is located in southeastern...

Standing prominently above the rest of the terrain in southern Arizona,...

The Coyote Mountains Wilderness can be found southwest of Tucson in southern...

Pipe Spring National Monument can be found in the northwest corner of...

Found southeast of Havasu city in far-west Arizona near the California...

Saguaro National Park is a very large park split into two sections - west...

What can you say about the 1.2 million acre Grand Canyon? Species diversity...

The 60,000 acre South Maricopa Mountains Wilderness can be found south of...

The 22,000 acre Harquahala Mountains Wilderness is located northwest of...

The Sunset Crater National Monument is spectacular and only a short hop to...

The Havasu Wilderness is located right on the border of Arizona and...

The Tonto National Monument can be found east of Phoenix, AZ and sports two...

The 31,000 acre Hummingbird Springs Wilderness can be found in western...

Tuzigoot National Monument can be found near Sedona north of Phoenix, AZ. It...

The 129,000 acre Ironwood Forest National Monument can be found southeast of...

At approximately 3600 acres, Walnut Canyon National Monument can be found...

The Montezuma Castle National Monument is located south of Flagstaff in...

The White Canyon Wilderness Area can be found in southeast Arizona southeast...

Bridging both southeastern Utah and northeastern Arizona, the timeless...

Wupatki National Monument is located just north of Flagstaff, AZ. Wupatki is...

Associated Plants

Below is a list of desert plants that are known to occur in the state. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list.

Amsonia
Amsonia tomentosa
Amsonia wildflower in the desert
Arizona Lupine
Lupinus arizonicus
Arizona Lupine wildflower in the desert
Anderson's Desert Thorn
Lycium andersonii
Anderson's Desert Thorn plant in the desert
Arrow Weed
Pluchea sericea
Arrow Weed plant in the desert
Annual Burweed
Ambrosia acanthicarpa
Annual Bursage in the desert
Arroyo Willow
Salix lasiolepis
Arroyo Willow tree in the desert
Antelope Bitterbrush
Purshia tridentata
Antelope Bitterbrush shrub in the desert
Bajada Lupine
Lupinus concinnus
Bajada Lupine wildflower in the desert
Apache Plume
Fallugia paradoxa
Apache Plume wildflower in the desert
Banana Yucca
Yucca baccata var. baccata
Banana Yucca plant in the desert
Apricot Mallow
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. ambigua
Apricot Mallow wildflower in the desert
Barrel Cactus
Ferocactus cylindraceus
Barrel Cactus plant in the desert