This site simply blew me away! There are 330 different species of wildflowers in this collection. That means there are 330 different species of wildflowers in Tucson! Can you believe that?! Wildflowers are my absolute favorite kind. There are several ways to navigate through the flowers on this site.
You can browse them by color: Pink, Red, Orange, Yellow, Violet and White. You can also check out the Other Flowers and Other Plants sections.
You can browse them by scientific names from A to Z or by their common names from A to Z.
You can also scroll down to the bottom of the page and browse the Newest Plants, as well as, download an Arizona Plants checklist.
The flower sections are awesome no matter how you choose to browse them, because you get a picture of each flower with its common name, scientific name and the date the picture was taken under each flower.
If you click the image of the flower you want to know more about, you get another image of it, along with even more information. Information like the colors it grows in, how tall the plant is and the author’s notes, which are usually an awesome description of the plant.
If you’re headed to Tucson anytime soon, you can even check out the Where to See Wildflowers in Tucson section which gives you several places you can go to really check out the plant life there.
These are simply wonderful photos of beautiful flowers that make you feel like you are walking through a meadow of flowers from the comfort of your computer chair. Enjoy!