A Northwestener's Discovery of the American Southwest
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
CRESTED SAGUARO IN SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK - EAST
This crested saguaro was spotted during my hike today on the Garwood Trail. Crested saguaros are one in about 10,000 saguaros. It is a scientific mystery what causes the beautiful fan-like form at the growing tip.
Looking north to the Catalina Mountains above a flowing creek in the Park.