Marty Graham 11:30 a.m., July 15
A yellowish paper-like shedding bark, copper-colored upper branches, and green leaves are characteristic of the elephant tree.
Posted March 4, 2014
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Hike to a rare plant once thought to be the only one in the county.
The elephant tree (Bursera microphylla) is rarely found in the United States. It is found in the Gila Range of Arizona and, more commonly, in Baja California and Sonora, Mexico. For many years it was ...