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 ...
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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Elephant Tree Trail, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park