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QR Tag Name Characteristics

Abies concolor
Balsam fir, Colorado fir, Concolor fir, Oyamel de California, Silver fir, White balsam, White fir

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water:

Abies lasiocarpa
Subalpine fir

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Abronia villosa
Desert sand verbena, Desert sand-verbena, Desert sandverbena

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Acacia angustissima
Prairie acacia, Fern acacia, Prairie wattle, Whiteball acacia

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Acacia constricta
Whitethorn acacia, White-thorn acacia, Mescat acacia, Mescat wattle, Whitethorn, Vara Prieta, Chaparro Prieto

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Acacia greggii
Catclaw acacia, Gregg acacia, Long-flower catclaw, Una de gato

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Acer glabrum
Rocky Mountain maple

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water:

Acer grandidentatum
Bigtooth maple, Big-toothed maple, Canyon maple

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Achnatherum hymenoides
Indian ricegrass, Indian Millet, Sandgrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Achnatherum speciosum
Desert needlegrass, Desert rice grass, Spear grass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Agave americana
American century plant, Century plant

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Agave palmeri
Palmer's century plant, Palmer agave, Blue century plant

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Agave parryi
Parry's agave, Century plant, Parry agave

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Agrostis exarata
Spike bentgrass, Spiked bent, Spike red top

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Agrostis scabra
Fly-away grass, Rough bent, Rough bentgrass, Ticklegrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Allium cernuum
Nodding onion

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Allium macropetalum
Largeflower onion, Large-petal onion, Desert onion, Desert onion lily

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Anemone tuberosa
Tuber anemone, Desert Anemone

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Anisacanthus thurberi
Chuparosa, Desert honeysuckle, Thurber's desert honeysuckle

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Aquilegia chrysantha
Golden columbine, Yellow columbine, Southwestern yellow columbine

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Arbutus arizonica
Arizona madrone

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Arctostaphylos pringlei
Pringle manzanita, Pinkbract manzanita

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Aristida purpurea
Purple threeawn, Purple 3-awn, Purple three-awn, Red threeawn

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Artemisia frigida
Prairie sagewort, Prairie sagebrush, Fringed sage, Pasture sage

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Artemisia ludoviciana
Louisiana artemisia, Louisiana sage, White sage, Prairie sage, Silver sage, White sagebrush, Louisiana wormwood, Silver wormwood, Louisiana sagewort, Gray sagewort, Cudweed sagewort, Mugwort wormwood

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Artemisia tridentata
Big sagebrush, Great Basin sagebrush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Asclepias asperula ssp. capricornu
Antelopehorns, Antelope horns

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Asclepias subulata
Rush milkweed, Desert milkweed, Ajamete

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Asclepias tuberosa
Butterflyweed, Butterfly milkweed, Orange milkweed, Pleurisy root

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Atriplex hymenelytra
Desert holly, Silver holly

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Bahia absinthifolia
Hairyseed bahia, Hairy-seed false goldfields, Bahia, Yerba raton

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Baileya multiradiata
Desert marigold, Showy desert marigold, Paper daisy, Desert baileya

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Bouteloua curtipendula
Sideoats grama

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Bouteloua dactyloides
Buffalograss, Buffalo grass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Bouteloua eriopoda
Black grama

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Bouteloua gracilis
Blue grama

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Bouteloua hirsuta
Hairy grama

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Bouvardia ternifolia
Scarlet bouvardia, Firecracker bush, Trompetilla, Clavillo

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Bursera microphylla
Elephant tree, Elephant-tree

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Calliandra eriophylla
Pink fairyduster, Fairyduster, Mesquitilla, Mock mesquite

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Calochortus ambiguus
Doubting mariposa lily

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist, Dry

Campanula rotundifolia
Bluebell bellflower, Bluebell-of-Scotland, Harebell

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Carnegiea gigantea
Saguaro

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Castilleja exserta ssp. exserta
Purple owl's clover, Owl's clover, Exserted indian paintbrush

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Castilleja indivisa
Entireleaf indian paintbrush, Texas paintbrush, Indian paintbrush, Scarlet paintbrush, Entire-leaf indian-paintbrush

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Ceanothus fendleri
Fendler ceanothus, Fendler's ceanothus

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Ceanothus greggii
Desert ceanothus

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Celtis laevigata var. reticulata
Netleaf hackberry, Netleaf sugar hackberry, Sugar Hackberry, Texas Sugarberry, Palo Blanco, Acibuche

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Centaurea americana
American basket-flower, American star-thistle, Basket-Flower, Star thistle, Shaving brush

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Cercis canadensis var. texensis
Texas redbud

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Cercocarpus montanus
Alderleaf mountain mahogany, Alder-leaf mountain-mahogany, Mountain mahogany, Silverleaf mountain mahogany

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Chamaebatiaria millefolium
Desert sweet, Fernbush, Tansy bush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Chamerion angustifolium
Fireweed, Willow herb, Great willow herb

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Chilopsis linearis
Desert willow, Flowering willow, Willow-leaved catalpa, Trumpet flower

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Moist, Dry

Clematis ligusticifolia
Western white clematis, Virgin's bower, Pepper vine, Hierba de chivo

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Commelina dianthifolia
Bird-bill dayflower, Birdbill dayflower

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Coursetia glandulosa
Coursetia, Rosary baby-bonnets, Rosary babybonnets

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Crossosoma bigelovii
Crossosoma, Ragged rockflower

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpa
Buckhorn cholla, Staghorn cholla

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Cylindropuntia bigelovii
Teddybear cholla

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
Christmas cactus, Christmas cholla, Desert Christmas cactus, Pencil cactus, Tasajillo

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Dalea greggii
Gregg dalea, Gregg's prairie clover, Trailing indigo bush, Indigo bush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Dalea purpurea var. purpurea
Purple prairie clover, Violet prairie clover

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda
Shrubby cinquefoil, Golden-hardhack

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Dasylirion wheeleri
Common sotol, Sotol, Desert Spoon, Desert candle

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Delphinium parishii
Desert larkspur, Ocean-blue larkspur, Paleface delphinium

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Delphinium scaposum
Bare-stem larkspur, Tall mountain larkspur

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum
Bluedicks, Wild hyacinth

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Distichlis spicata
Saltgrass, Coastal salt grass, Inland salt-grass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Wet

Dodonaea viscosa
Florida hopbush, Hopseed bush, Switch sorrel, Varnish leaf, Hopbush, Chapoliztle, Casol

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Echinocereus engelmannii
Engelmann's hedgehog cactus, Saints cactus, Hedgehog cactus, Strawberry cactus, Strawberry hedgehog cactus, Purple torch

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus
Stream bank wheatgrass, Thickspike wheatgrass, Wild rye

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus
Slender wheatgrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water:

Eragrostis intermedia
Plains lovegrass, Plains Lovegrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Ericameria nauseosa ssp. nauseosa var. nauseosa
Rabbitbrush, Rubber rabbitbrush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water:

Eriogonum fasciculatum
Eastern Mojave buckwheat, Eastern mojave wild buckwheat, California buckwheat

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Eriogonum inflatum
Desert trumpet, Indian-pipeweed

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Eriogonum racemosum
Red-root wild buckwheat, Redroot buckwheat

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Erysimum capitatum
Prairie rocket, Sand-dune wallflower, Sanddune wallflower, Western wallflower

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Erythrina flabelliformis
Chilicote, Coral-bean, Coralbean, Indian bean

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
Mexican gold poppy, California poppy, Amopalo del campo

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist, Dry

Fallugia paradoxa
Apache plume, Ponil

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Fendlera rupicola
Cliff fendlerbush, False mock-orange

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Ferocactus cylindraceus var. cylindraceus
California barrel cactus

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light:
Water:

Ferocactus wislizeni
Candy barrelcactus, Candy barrel cactus, Fishhook barrel cactus, Southwestern barrel cactus

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Fouquieria splendens
Ocotillo, Devil's walking stick, Candlewood

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Fraxinus velutina
Arizona ash, Desert ash, Velvet ash

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Fremontodendron californicum
California flannelbush, Northern flannelbush, Northern fremontia, California slippery elm

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Gaillardia arizonica
Arizona blanket-flower, Arizona blanketflower

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Gaillardia pinnatifida
Blanket flower, Red dome blanketflower, Red-dome blanket-flower, Yellow gaillardia

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Gaillardia pulchella
Firewheel, Indian Blanket

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Geum triflorum
Old man's whiskers, Prairie smoke, Purple avens

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Glandularia bipinnatifida var. bipinnatifida
Prairie verbena, Purple prairie verbena, Dakota mock vervain, Dakota vervain

Duration: Annual, Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Glandularia gooddingii
Southwestern mock vervain, Pink verbena, Southwestern vervain, Goodding's verbena, Mojave verbena

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Hedysarum boreale
Utah sweetvetch, Boreal sweet-vetch, Northern sweetvetch

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Heliomeris multiflora var. multiflora
Showy false goldeneye, Showy goldeneye

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Hesperocallis undulata
Ajo lily, Desert lily, Desert-lily

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Hesperocyparis arizonica
Arizona cypress

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Hesperostipa comata ssp. comata
Needle and thread

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Heuchera rubescens var. versicolor
Alumroot, Pink alumroot

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade
Water: Dry

Heuchera sanguinea
Coralbells, New Mexican coralbells, Arizona coralbells

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade
Water:

Hibiscus denudatus
Paleface, Rock hibiscus

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Hilaria belangeri var. belangeri
Curly-mesquite

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Holodiscus dumosus
Bush rockspirea, Cream bush, Glandular oceanspray, Rockspirea

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Hymenoxys cooperi
Cooper's rubberweed

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Ipomopsis aggregata
Scarlet gilia, Scarlet standing-cypress, Skyrocket, Skunkflower

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Ipomopsis longiflora
Flaxflowered ipomopsis, Pale Trumpets, Paleflower gilia, White-flower skyrocket, White-flowered gilia

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Ipomopsis thurberi
El Paso skyrocket

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Iris missouriensis
Rocky Mountain iris, Western blue flag

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Wet

Juglans major
Arizona walnut

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Juniperus communis
Common juniper

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Juniperus deppeana
Alligator juniper, Checkerbark juniper, Tacate, Tlascal

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Juniperus monosperma
Oneseed juniper, One-seed juniper, Cherrystone juniper

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Juniperus osteosperma
Utah juniper

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Juniperus scopulorum
Rocky Mountain juniper, Rocky Mountain red cedar

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Justicia californica
Beloperone, Hummingbird bush, Chuparosa

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Kallstroemia grandiflora
Arizona poppy, Orange caltrop, Desert poppy, Summer poppy

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Koeleria macrantha
Prairie Junegrass, Junegrass, Prairie Koeler's grass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Krascheninnikovia lanata
Winterfat

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water:

Larrea tridentata
Creosote bush, Greasewood, Hediondilla, Governadora, Guamis

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Lasthenia californica
California goldfields

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Leptochloa dubia
Green sprangletop

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Lesquerella arizonica
Arizona bladderpod

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Lesquerella gordonii
Gordon's bladderpod

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Linum lewisii var. lewisii
Blue flax, Prairie flax

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Linum neomexicanum
New Mexico yellow flax

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Lobelia cardinalis
Cardinal flower

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Lupinus palmeri
Bluebonnet lupine

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Lupinus sparsiflorus
Mojave lupine, Sand lupine

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Lycium andersonii
Anderson wolfberry, Red-berry desert-thorn, Water jacket

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Machaeranthera bigelovii
Bigelow's tansyaster, Sticky Aster

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Mahonia haematocarpa
Red barberry, Algerita, Red Oregon-grape

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Mahonia repens
Creeping barberry, Creeping Oregon-grape

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Melampodium leucanthum
Blackfoot Daisy, Rock daisy, Plains blackfoot

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Mertensia franciscana
Franciscan bluebells, Franciscan lungwort

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Mimosa dysocarpa
Velvetpod mimosa, Velvet-pod mimosa, Gatuno

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Mimulus bigelovii
Bigelow's monkeyflower, Yellow-throat monkey-flower

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Mimulus cardinalis
Crimson monkey-flower, Scarlet monkey-flower, Scarlet monkeyflower

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Mimulus primuloides
Primrose monkey-flower, Primrose monkeyflower, Yellow creeping monkey-flower

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Wet

Mirabilis multiflora
Colorado four o'clock

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Monardella odoratissima
Alpine mountainbalm, Coyote mint, Mountain monardella, Mountain pennyroyal

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Muhlenbergia montana
Mountain muhly

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Muhlenbergia porteri
Bush muhly

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Nolina microcarpa
Sacahuista, Sacahuista beargrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Oenothera caespitosa
Tufted evening primrose, Gumbo evening primrose, Gumbo lily, Fragrant evening primrose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Oenothera deltoides
Birdcage evening-primrose, Fragrant primrose, Desert evening-primrose, Birdcage primrose

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Oenothera flava
Long-tube evening-primrose, Shortfin evening-primrose, Yellow evening-primrose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Oenothera primiveris
Bottle evening-primrose, Desert evening-primrose, Yellow-flower desert evening-primrose

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Olneya tesota
Desert ironwood, Tesota, Palo de hierro

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Opuntia basilaris
Beavertail pricklypear, Beavertail cactus

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Opuntia phaeacantha
Tulip prickly pear, Brownspine prickly pear cactus, Purple-fruited prickly pear, Brown-spined prickly pear, New mexico prickly pear, Desert prickly pear

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Panicum obtusum
Vine mesquite

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Parkinsonia aculeata
Retama, Paloverde, Mexican Palo Verde, Jerusalem thorn, Lluvia de Oro

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Moist, Dry

Parkinsonia florida
Blue paloverde

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Parkinsonia microphylla
Yellow paloverde, Foothill Paloverde, Littleleaf paloverde

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Pascopyrum smithii
Western wheatgrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Pedicularis groenlandica
Elephanthead lousewort

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Peniocereus greggii
Nightblooming cereus, Night-blooming Cereus

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Cactus/Succulent
Light:
Water:

Penstemon ambiguus
Gilia beardtongue, Pink plains penstemon, Pink plains beardtongue, Sand penstemon

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Penstemon eatonii
Firecracker penstemon, Eaton's penstemon

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Penstemon palmeri
Palmer's penstemon, Scented beardtongue, Scented penstemon

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Penstemon parryi
Parry's beardtongue, Parry's penstemon

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Penstemon pseudospectabilis
Desert penstemon, Rosy desert beardtongue, Canyon penstemon, Mohave beard-tongue

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Penstemon rostriflorus
Beaked beardtongue, Bridge penstemon, Mountain scarlet penstemon

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Picea engelmannii
Engelmann spruce

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Picea pungens
Blue spruce, Colorado spruce

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Pinus cembroides
Mexican pinyon, Mexican pinyon pine

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Pinus edulis
Colorado pinyon pine, Pinyon pine, Two-needle pine, Colorado pinyon, Pinyon

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Pinus engelmannii
Apache pine

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Pinus ponderosa
Ponderosa pine, Western yellow pine

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Pinus strobiformis
Limber pine, Southwestern white pine

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Platanus wrightii
Arizona sycamore, Alamo

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Platystemon californicus
California creamcups, Creamcups

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Pleuraphis mutica
Tobosa grass, Tobosagrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Polemonium foliosissimum
Towering Jacob's-ladder, Leafy polemonium

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Polemonium pulcherrimum ssp. delicatum
Jacob's-ladder

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Poliomintha incana
Frosted mint, Hoary rosemary-mint, Mintbush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water:

Populus angustifolia
Narrow-leaf cottonwood, Narrowleaf cottonwood

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Wet

Populus fremontii
Fremont cottonwood, Western cottonwood, Gila cottonwood, Alamo

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Populus tremuloides
Quaking aspen, Aspen

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist, Dry

Potentilla thurberi
Scarlet cinquefoil

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade
Water:

Prunus virginiana
Chokecherry, Common chokecherry, Choke cherry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii
Douglas-fir

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Psilostrophe cooperi
White-stem paper-flower, Whitestem paperflower, Yellow paper daisy

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Psilostrophe tagetina
Paperflower, Woolly paper-flower, Woolly paperflower

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Psorothamnus spinosus
Smoketree, Smokethorn, Smoke tree, Indigobush, Smokethorn dalea, Corona de Cristo

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water:

Purshia mexicana
Mexican cliffrose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Purshia tridentata
Antelope bitterbrush, Bitterbrush, Antelope brush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Quercus arizonica
Arizona white oak, Arizona Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus gambelii
Gambel oak, Rocky Mountain white oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus oblongifolia
Mexican blue oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus turbinella
Sonoran scrub oak, Shrub live oak, Turbinella

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Rhus glabra
Smooth sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rhus ovata
Sugar sumac, Sugarbush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rhus trilobata
Skunkbush sumac, Scented sumac, Ill-scented sumac, Squawbush, Basketbush, Skunkbush, Fragrant sumac, Aromatic sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Robinia neomexicana
New Mexico locust, Mescal bean

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana
Arizona wild rose, Woods' rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rudbeckia laciniata var. laciniata
Cutleaf coneflower

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light:
Water:

Ruellia nudiflora
Violet ruellia, Common wild petunia, Violet wild petunia, Wild petunia

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Salvia arizonica
Arizona sage, Desert indigo sage

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Salvia dorrii ssp. dorrii var. incana
Purple sage

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light:
Water:

Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Blue elder, Black elder, Blue (Mexican) elderberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Sapindus saponaria
Wingleaf soapberry, Soapberry, Wild China tree

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Schizachyrium scoparium
Little bluestem

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Senna wislizeni
Canyon senna, Shrubby senna, Dwarf senna

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Simmondsia chinensis
Jojoba, Goatnut, Quinine plant

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Sorbus dumosa
Arizona mountain ash, Arizona mountain-ash

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Sphaeralcea ambigua
Desert globemallow, Apricot globe-mallow, Desert mallow, Globe mallow, Apricot mallow

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Sphaeralcea parvifolia
Small-leaf globe-mallow, Smallflower globemallow

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Sporobolus cryptandrus
Sand dropseed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Sporobolus flexuosus
Mesa dropseed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Stenocereus thurberi
Organpipe cactus, Organ-pipe cactus

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Tecoma stans
Yellow bells, Yellowbells, Esperanza, Yellow trumpetbush, Yellow trumpetflower, Trumpetbush, Trumpetflower, Yellow elder

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Tetraneuris acaulis var. acaulis
Butte marigold, Stemless four-nerve daisy, Stemless goldflower, Stemless rubber weed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Thymophylla pentachaeta var. pentachaeta
Dogweed, Dyssodia, Fiveneedle pricklyleaf

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water:

Vauquelinia californica
Arizona rosewood, Arizona-rosewood

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Verbesina encelioides
Cowpen Daisy, Golden crownbeard, Butter daisy

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Vitis arizonica
Canyon grape, Arizona grape

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Yucca baccata
Banana yucca, Blue yucca, Fleshy-fruited yucca, Datil

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Yucca brevifolia
Joshua tree

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water:

Yucca elata
Soaptree yucca, Soaptree, Palmilla, Palmella, Amole

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Yucca ×schottii
Schott's yucca, Hoary Yucca, Mountain Yucca

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Zinnia grandiflora
Rocky Mountain zinnia, Little golden zinnia, Yellow zinnia, Plains zinnia, Prairie zinnia

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry