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Cacti of the Desert Southwest

by Meg Quinn

  • 2 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Rio Nuevo Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants - Cacti/Succulents,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Southwest, New,
  • Identification,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Cactus,
  • Pictorial works

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8709278M
    ISBN 101887896287
    ISBN 109781887896283
    OCLC/WorldCa48223668

    The deserts of the American Southwest boast a remarkably diversity of drought-tolerant plant life, including many species found nowhere else on earth. And no group says desert quite like cacti. Their prickly nature notwithstanding, cacti and the desert habitats in which they reside are especially fragile. Get this from a library! Desert in bloom: featuring flora & cacti of the desert Southwest. [David L Eppele;].

    Cacti of the Southwest: Weniger, Del: Cacti of the Southwest Revised with color: Earle, W. Hubert: Cacti of the Southwest, Revised: Desert Digits An Arizona Number Book: Gowan, Barbara: Desert Plant Life, Vol American Succulent Society: Desert Plants at the Huntington Botanical Gardens. Books that explore the canyons and deserts of the American Southwest, through story or experience. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

    A symbol of the Southwest, the saguaro cactus is a towering and spiny plant that is only found in parts of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. The lifespan of the saguaro is thought to be between and years, and during that time, each saguaro can reach 40 to 60 feet in height.   THE MARVELOUS LATE SPRING FLOWERING OF CACTUS IN THE HIGH DESERT OF SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO. During the Driest Months of the Year, Cactus Blooms Accent a Landscape Parched and Waiting for the Rains. Englemann’s Prickly Pear on Turkey Creek Road, Gila National Forest. WAITING FOR THE RAINS TIME.


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Cacti of the Desert Southwest Paperback – January 1, by MEG QUINN (Author) out of 5 stars 11 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $/5(11).

In Cacti of the Desert Southwest, botanist Meg Quinn describes eighty-six of the most significant cacti found in the Sonoran, Chihuahuan, and Mojave deserts.

For ease of identification, all are depicted in color photographs and those that bloom are shown in full flower. 86 color :   From Big Bend country of Texas through the Sonoran and Mojave deserts you'll find cacti growing, their succulent and spiny forms defining the arid southwestern landscape. 70 Common Cacti of the Southwest is an indispensable guide to the names, characteristics, and range of the cacti you are most likely to encounter in this extraordinary region.5/5(8).

Get this from a library. Cacti of the desert Southwest. [Meg Quinn] -- Describes eighty of the most significant cacti found in the Sonoran, Chihuahuan, and Mojave deserts.

For ease of identification, all are depicted in color photographs and nearly all are shown in full. Buy Cacti of the Desert Southwest by Meg Quinn online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Cacti are the most distinctive plants of Southwest USA, and the majority occur in the four southernmost states of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, especially in the Sonoran, Mojave and Chihuahuan deserts, where they are very widespread and numerous.

Further north, some types like opuntia and echinocereus are still quite abundant, but there are also a number of smaller plants with. Cacti of the Southwest: Arizona, western New Mexico, southern Colorado, southern Utah, southern Nevada, eastern California ([Tempe, Ariz. Desert Botanical Garden of Arizona] Science bulletin) [W.

Hubert Earle] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Not only can you have fun assembling this MasterPieces puzzle but you can also learn about the different Cacti of the Desert in the Southwest as piece jigsaw puzzle features images of different species of cacti as well as the name of it below makes it easy to identify when in the wild.

This puzzle is perfect for any traveler or wildlife fan!Dimensions: " x "Brand: Masterpieces. Books Our Botanists Use Southwest. A Field Guide to the Grasses of New Mexico. Third Edition. Kelly W. Allred. Cacti of the Desert Southwest.

Meg Quinn. Rio Nuevo Publishers, Tucson, Arizona Wildflowers of the Desert Southwest. Meg Quinn. Rio. Cacti of the Desert Southwest Meg Quinn Purchase: Also published inMeg Quinn must have finished this book shortly after The Cactus Family was released, since she based the scientific names in her book Cacti of the Desert Southwest on those listed in The Cactus Family.

The nomenclature used in this book is therefore up-to-date. This book is a little older; published originally in and later updated init specifically covers cacti of the Southwest. I found the most helpful feature of this book to be individual photos printed for each variety within a specific by:   Buy a cheap copy of Cacti of the Desert Southwest book by Meg Quinn.

The deserts of the American Southwest boast a remarkably diversity of drought-tolerant plant life, including many species found nowhere else on earth. And no group Free shipping over $/5(1). Others, such as the Pima pineapple cactus, are less conspicuous but also more rare and in need of special protection and Cacti of the Desert Southwest, botanist Meg Quinn describes eighty of the most significant cacti found in the Sonoran, Chihuahuan, and Mojave deserts.3/5.

Desert Spring: Cactus Lavender: Papago Spring: Heart's Desire: Cactus Candles: Soft Evening Light of the Desert: Bad Hair: Saguaro: Arizona Sky Fire: Cactus Beauty Hiding: Greeting Each Other: Cactus Glow: Cactus Light "Peek-a-Boo" Cactus Beauty: Cactus Evenings: Cactus A Blaze: Cactus Flame: Cactus Gold: Passion's Red Fire: Bursting Beauty.

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Desert Cacti A cactus is a succulent plant, which means it holds a lot of moisture inside it. Instead of leaves, most are covered with very sharp spines. The spines help protect the cacti from hungry animals. Spines also provide a little shade for the plants, since many grow in sunny places, such as deserts.

This is the barrel cactus. This one was over 4 ft. high and was found in Baja, Mexico. They are quite prolific here in the Southwest also.

There is a little secret to photographing this type of cactus in the desert. It doesn't hurt the plant and in fact may even help it. Pour some water over the cactus to bring out the color of the needles. Your quick guide to identifying cacti. When you’re out and about, keep this tabbed booklet by Nora and Rick Bowers close at hand.

Featuring only Southwest cacti of Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, and Texas, the booklet is organized by Reviews: Contact us - East: () | West: () | [email protected] Oct 3, - Explore cacti and desert vegetation from an artists' perspective.

See more ideas about Cactus paintings, Southwest art, Desert art pins. "In winter, there isn't too much to gather in the desert, but barrel cactus fruits are ripe and ready," said Carolyn Niethammer, author of "Cooking the Wild Southwest: Delicious Recipes for Desert.Cacti are found in virtually every US state and the southern Canadian provinces, mostly just a few hardy species of opuntia and escobaria, but they are much more widespread in the desert regions of the are six states where cacti are abundant, namely (with the approximate number of US species): Arizona (), California (), New Mexico (), Nevada (), Utah and Texas ().The deserts of the American Southwest boast a remarkable diversity of drought-tolerant plant life, including many species found nowhere else on earth.

And no group says "desert" quite like cacti. Their prickly nature notwithstanding, cacti and the dese.