Trees & Shrubs of the U.S. Desert Southwest


Like all desert plants, trees and shrubs in the Southwest have developed ingenious adaptations to ensure their survival in an intensely hot and dry climate. Get to know these remarkable species and identify them by their leaves, flowers, seed pods, bark and other distinguishing traits. Organized by the color of the plants’ blossoms, the guide includes photos of trees and shrubs in their natural settings, close-ups of distinctive features and informative details about their habitats and characteristics.

SKU: 978-1-947251-02-1 Category:


  • Lightweight and portable—sized for backpack, pocket
  • Laminated for durability and water resistance
  • Accordion-fold design with unique wrap-around cover and interlock-snap closure
  • Large, full-color photos of plants with close-ups of distinguishing details
  • Easy-to-read, interesting details about each plant
  • Region-specific plants shown in natural settings

Additional information

Weight 1.5 oz
Dimensions 9 × 4 × .25 in