The above image shows the density of the vegetation and the diversity of succulents on a small scale on Cerro Colorado. Twelve succulents can be seen here:

Agave cerulata
Bursera microphylla
Cylindropuntia alcahes
Cylindropuntia cholla
Echinocereus brandegeei
Euphorbia misera
Ferocactus rectispinus
Fouquieria diguetii
Opuntia cf. engelmannii
Pachycereus pringlei
Stenocereus gummosus
Stenocereus thurberi


Retrieved from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum web site on 05-27-2024