JOSHUA TREE FLORA & FAUNA

The Mojave and Sonoran Deserts are a site to behold!  With some where in the neighbor hood of 2000 different plant species (many of them endemic and numerous species of small mammals, large mammals and a almost uncountable diversity of reptiles…Our favorite, and a protected species, the ancient Desert Tortoise.

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK WILDLIFE

Animals that thrive in Joshua Tree often have special adaptations for dealing with limited water and high summer temperatures. The smaller mammals and all reptiles take refuge from the heat underground. LEARN MORE

 

Turtle in Joshua Tree National Park
Wildflowers Joshua Tree National Park

JOSHUA TREE FLORA

 

Joshua Tree is renowned for its plant diversity—there are nearly 750 species of vascular plants found here. Nearly half of these are annual plants, like many of the wildflowers that bloom in spring. LEARN MORE