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Pima County, Arizona


Cactus and Succulent Garden

The plants on this list are located in the Cactus Garden area of the Pima County Demonstration Gardens.

This free public garden can be toured at 4210 N. Campbell, Tucson, Arizona, Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m. to 4:00p.m.

Where possible we have provided links to our Arid Plant Manual, which provides more detailed information about individual plants.

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BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME
Bignonia capreolata tangerine blooms
Acacia berlandieri Berlandier acacia
Acacia redolens Prostrate acacia
Agave bracteosa Squid agave
Agave gemniflora Twin-flowered agave
Agave lophantha Holly agave
Agave peloma  
Agave schottii Shin dagger
Agave toumeyana Toumey's century plant
Agave victoriae-reginae Queen Victoria agave
Aloe ferox Aloe ferox
Aloe striata Coral aloe
Aloe variegata Partridge breast aloe
Astrophytum ornatum Star cactus
Baileya multiradiata Desert marigold
Borzicactus samaipatanus Bolivia
Caesalpinia mexicana Mexican bird of paradise
Calliandra eriophylla Fairy duster
Carnegiea gigantea Saguaro
Cephalocereus senilis Old man cactus
Cereus peruvianus Uruguayan cereus/ Peruvian apple
Cereus peruvianus monstrosus Curiosity plant
Chilopsis linearis Desert willow tree
Cleistocactus strausii Snow pole
Dasylirion wheeleri Desert spoon
Echinocactus grusonii Golden barrel cactus
Echinocereus engelmannii Strawberry hedgehog
Echinocereus rigidissimus v. rubrispinus Mexican rainbow cactus
Echinopsis tersheckii Argentine saguaro
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Claret cup hedgehog
Echinocereus triglochidiatus gonacanthus Claret cup
Encilia farinosa Brittlebush
Eriogonum fasciculatum California buckwheat
Euphorbia antisyphilitica Candelilla or wax plant
Euphorbia resinifera Moroccan mound
Euphorbia rigida Gopher plant
Ferocactus covillei Fishhook barrel cactus
Ferocactus cylindraceus Fire barrel
Ferocactus latispinus Crow's claw cactus
Ferocactus wislizenii Fishhook barrel cactus
Fouquieria splendens Ocotillo
Guaiacum coulteri Guayacan
Gymnocalycium sp. Chin cactus
Hesperaloe funifera Giant hesperaloe
Hesperaloe parviflora Red yucca
Justicia californica Chuparosa (yellow variety)
Leucophyllum zygophullum Blue Texas ranger
Lysiloma watsonii Feather tree
Mammillaria microcarpa Sonoran pincushion
Mammillaria parkinsonii Owl's eye cactus
Mascagnia macroptera Orchid vine
Myrtillocactus geometrizans Blue candle
Oreocereus trollii Mexican old man cactus
Pachycereus marginatus Mexican fencepost
Pachycereus schottii v. monstrosus
   (Lophocereus)
Totem pole cactus
Parkinsonia floridum Blue palo verde
Peniocereus greggii Night blooming cereus
Pithecellobium flexicaule Texas ebony
Salvia coccinea Scarlet sage
Simmondsia chinensis Jojoba
Stenocereus alamosensis Octopus cactus
Stenocereus thurberi Organ pipe cactus
Tephrocactus articulatus Pine cone cactus
Vauquelinia californica Arizona rosewood
Yucca bacata Banana yucca
Yucca rigida Blue yucca

Plantlist last updated February 18, 2011


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This page was first created February 18, 2011 and last modified March 5, 2011.



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