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Native Plants & Cacti
in the Desert Southwest Garden

The plants on this page are either native to the Southwest desert or can be found growing wild in arroyos. Very heat and drought tolerant, as they would have to be in order to survive in the desert. There are many more plants that will do well in a Xeriscape setting and they can be found in Southwest Shrubs. More will be added to this page, so check back often.

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All Thorn shrub
All Thorn
Barrel Cactus
Barrel Cactus
Cholla cactus flowers
Cholla Cactus
Cloth of Gold flowers
Cloth of Gold





Creosote Bush
Creosote Bush
Desert Bird of Paradise Shrub
Desert Bird of Paradise





Desert Willow tree
Desert Willow





Fourwing Saltbush shrub
Fourwing Saltbush
Hackberry tree
Hackberry Tree





Hedgehog cactus
Hedgehog Cactus
Mesquite tree
Mesquite





NM Privet
NM Privet
Ocotillo
Ocotillo





Prickly Pear cactus
Prickly Pear Cactus
Rabbit Brush shrub
Rabbit Brush
Skunk Bush shrub
Skunk Bush
Sweet Acacia shrub
Sweet Acacia
Verbina flowers


 
 
 
     

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