Information about the cultivated and wild plants in the sanctuary’s gardens (under development).

Sages (genus Salvia):

Littleleaf, S. microphylla
Autumn or Gregg, S. greggii
Jame, S. microphylla x greggii
Darcy, S. darcyi
‘Scarlet Spires’, S. darcyi x microphylla
Mexican Bush, S. leucantha
Mountain, S. regla
Coahuila, S. coahuilensis
Germander, S. chamaedryoides

Penstemons or Beardtongues (genus Penstemon):

Beardlip, P. barbatus
Parry, P. parryi
Superb, P. superbus
Canyon, P. pseudospectabilis
Scarlet Bugler, P. centranthifolius

Other flowers:

Scarlet Bouvardia, Bouvardia ternifolia
Texas Betony, Stachys coccinea
Chuparosa, Justicia californica
Mexican Honeysuckle, Justicia spicigera
Trailing Lantana, Lantana montevidensis
Cardinal Flower, Lobelia cardinalis
Cardinal Catchfly, Silene laciniata
Colorado Four-O’clock, Mirabilis multiflora
Arizona Milkweed, Asclepias angustifolia
Pineneedle Milkweed, Asclepias linaria
Antelope-horn Milkweed, Asclepias asperula
Narrowleaf Globemallow, Sphaeralcea angustifolia
Mexican Oregano, Poliomintha longiflora
Sacred Datura, Datura wrightii

Oaks (Quercus):

Emory, Q. emoryi
Mexican Blue, Q. oblongifolia
Arizona White, Q. arizonica

Other trees:

Velvet Mesquite, Prosopis velutina
Whitethorn Acacia, Acacia (Vachellia) constricta
Desert Willow, Chilopsis linearis

Shrubs and vines:

Turpentine Bush, Ericameria larcifolia
Creosote Bush, Larrea tridentata
Woolly Butterfly-Bush, Buddleja marrubiifolia
Wolfberry, Lycium sp.
Cenizo or Texas Ranger, Leucophyllum fructescens
Queen’s Wreath, Antigonon leptopus
Blue Passionflower, Passiflora caerulea

Cacti and succulents:

Engelmann Prickly Pear, Opuntia engelmannii
Cow’s Tongue Prickly Pear, Opuntia engelmannii var. linguiformis
Santa Rita Prickly Pear, Opuntia santa-rita
Cane Cholla, Cylindropuntia spinosior
Pink-flowered Hedgehog, Echinocereus fendleri
Engelmann Hedgehog, Echinocereus engelmannii
Graham’s Nipple Cactus, Mammillaria grahamii
Ocotillo, Fouquieria splendens
Palmer Agave, Agave palmeri
Parry Agave, Agave parryi
Artichoke Agave, Agave parryi var. truncata
Royal Agave, Agave victoriae-reginae
Schott’s Yucca, Yucca schottii