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2022 Southern AZ Wildflowers Locations and Pictures
April 26 2022 Alexis Reports: Aravaipa Canyon photo April 23.
April 7 2022 Saguaro National Park Reports: We have begun our annual phenology survey of the saguaros around our Red Hills Visitor Center! The towering cacti are beginning to bud and we will carefully track their patterns of flowering over the next several months.
March 31 2022 Saguaro National Park Reports: Tucson's incredible monsoon last summer gave us an amazing number of wildflowers and butterflies, but it also created a lot of fuel for wildfires this year.
Jan 1 2022 DUSA reports: Looks like a good wildflower year. Lots of December rain.
2021 Southern AZ Wildflowers Locations and Pictures
Dec 27 2021 DUSA reports: Lots of rain in the last week of the year.
April 22 Christine reports: Sonoran Desert Museum 4-12-31 Some wildflowers in bloom.
When will the desert wildflowers bloom? We start our report in January, plan your visit to coincide with the peak of the bloom - keep up to date with DesertUSA's Wildflower Reports. Be sure to bookmark this page for weekly updates.
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Photos tips: Most digital point-and-shoot cameras have a macro function - usually symbolized by the icon of a little flower. When you turn on that function, you allow your camera to get closer to the subject, looking into a flower for example. Or getting up close and personal with a bug. More on desert photography.
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