January 18, 2023

Desert Plants: Creosote

It has one of the most recognizable smells in the desert, it attracts dozens of different types of bees, and it might have been eaten by native camels thousands of years ago.
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The creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) is a tough and dependable native that can be found in the Sonoran Desert and other habitats in Mexico and the southwestern United States. We learn more about this successful plant from horticulturist Jack Dash at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

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