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Plants of the Sonoran Desert

Castilleja purpurascens

 

Sonoran Desert Plants

 

Research Articles on the Flora of the Sonoran Desert

Biological Soil Crusts
bind together soil particles, which reduces wind and water erosion. They are photosynthetic and they fix nitrogen from the air, which adds nutrients to the soil for other plants to use.

Sonoran Desert Wildflowers
2005 - Photo Album

 

 

 

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