Tuesday, February 5, 2008
Palms in the Desert
Palm Silhouette at Sunset
While Arizona's Sonoran desert may be better known for its Saguaro, palms are a common landscaping choice in cities and towns.
Palms Outside Castle Hot Springs Resort
Only the California fan palm is actually native to the state. Two native stands of palms exist in Arizona - one in the Kofa Mountains and another recently discovered one near Castle Hot Springs.
These palm stands may be survivors from an earlier epoch.
Palms at Night in Papago Park