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MdMojave Desert

This desert plant community ranges from the low elevations of the Mojave Desert to higher elevations on the rainshadow of the Sierra Nevadas. Gravelly, sandy soils with little organic materil rapidly evacuate what little moisture falls and requires plants to store water for extended dry periods or be extremely drought tolerant. Associated Native Trees: Cercidium floridum Chilopsis linearis Juniperus californica Yucca brevifolia Associated Native Plants: Ambrosia dumosa Bothriochloa barbinodis Fouquieria splendens Larrea tridentate Lepidium fremontii Olneya tesota Eriogonum species

Plant Communitiy Photos

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