Ocotillo – Makes a great living fence
Above Sabino Dam
Sabino Dam – According to Sabino Canyon Tours the dam, along with the road, were built during the depression era.
Creosote Bush – Best smelling plant in the desert!
Nipple Cactus, Fishhook Cactus or pincushion,
what ever you call it the little red fruit is delicious.
Rock formations around Tucson come mostly from the late Cretaceous period.
Here is an interesting read about how it was all formed.
The Century Plant – Of all the cactus in the desert this one has cut me up the most,
it is very sturdy and usually just stabs into me as I’m trying to get around in on the trail.