Image Gallery: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Botanical Garden near Saguaro National Park

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place. The Desert Museum’s gardens showcase this vibrant ecosystem and represent a variety of biotic communities found within the Sonoran Desert region. You will see 1,200 different types of plants with 56,000 individual specimens planted on the grounds. Below are some of the pictures taken from the botanical garden including landscapes from nearby Saguaro National Park.

Above: Looking west from the museum shows the botanical garden and Saguaro plants.

Above: Prickly pear cacti can be seen within the botanical garden.

Above: Prickly pear cactus seen within the botanical garden.

Above: Some plant growing within the museum’s botanical garden.

Above: Various cacti growing within the museum’s botanical garden.

Above: A type of Agave cactus seen in the botanical garden.

Above: This plant seems dead with spiny twigs and branches.

Above: A Cylindropuntia cactus grows with very sharp large thorns.

Above: Various cacti seen in the museum’s botanical garden.

Above: Spiky cactus featured in the museum’s botanical garden.

Above: Beautiful area within the museum’s botanical garden.

Above: Some desert trees growing within the museum’s botanical garden.

Above: Typical plants seen in the Mojave Desert region.

Above: A close-up of a prickly pear cactus.

Above: Teddy Bear Cholla cacti (Cylindropuntia bigelovii) growing together.

Above: Skinny tall cactus growing like a family.

Above: A type of plant placed indoors.

Above: Another type of Agave cactus placed indoors.

Above: View of the museum’s botanical garden.

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. https://desertmuseum.org/


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