The Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Superior, Arizona, is said to be the oldest botanic garden west of the Mississippi. Desert flora like these wildflowers, spiky agaves and silvery yuccas like this Yucca rostrata all add to the exotic atmosphere of  flowers in the Sonoran desert.

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The Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Superior, Arizona, is said to be the oldest botanic garden west of the Mississippi. Desert flora like these wildflowers, spiky agaves and silvery yuccas like this Yucca rostrata all add to the exotic atmosphere of flowers in the Sonoran desert.

Copyright CHARLES MANN PHOTOGRAPHY.Santa Fe, NM.505 474-3180


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