Desert Botanical Garden

CPC institution Code: DES
Castilleja elongata

Nestled amid the red buttes of Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden hosts one of the worlds finest collections of desert plants. One of only 44 botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, this one-of-a-kind museum showcases 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits. Home to 306 rare, threatened and endangered plant species from around the world, the Garden offers interesting and inspiring experiences to more than 300,000 visitors each year.

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Taxon Family Global Rank Legal Status Sponsorship Status
Agave x arizonica Asparagaceae GNA Sponsored
Agave schottii var. treleasei Asparagaceae T1 Available
Amsonia grandiflora Apocynaceae Available
Amsonia kearneyana Apocynaceae G1 LE Sponsored
Amsonia tharpii Apocynaceae G1 Available
Sclerocactus brevihamatus ssp. tobuschii Cactaceae T3 LT Available
Berberis harrisoniana Berberidaceae G1 Available
Bonamia ovalifolia Convolvulaceae G1 Available
Castilleja elongata Orobanchaceae G2 Available
Harrisia fragrans Cactaceae G1 LE Sponsored
Cirsium vinaceum Asteraceae G1 LT Available
Escobaria minima Cactaceae G1 LE Available
Coryphantha ramillosa Cactaceae G2 LT Sponsored
Coryphantha recurvata Cactaceae G3 Available
Escobaria robbinsorum Cactaceae G1 LT Available
Coryphantha robustispina ssp. robustispina Cactaceae Available
Escobaria sneedii var. leei Cactaceae T2 LT Available
Escobaria sneedii ssp. sneedii Cactaceae T2 LE Available
Cryptantha crassipes Boraginaceae G1 LE Available
Dalea tentaculoides Fabaceae G1 Available
Dudleya densiflora Crassulaceae G2 Available
Dudleya traskiae Crassulaceae G1 LE Available
Astrophytum asterias Cactaceae G1 LE Sponsored
Echinocactus horizonthalonius var. nicholii Cactaceae T2 LE Available
Echinocereus reichenbachii var. albertii Cactaceae T1 LE Available
Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus Cactaceae T2 LE Available
Echinocereus viridiflorus var. davisii Cactaceae T1 LE Available
Epithelantha bokei Cactaceae T3 Sponsored
Eriogonum gypsophilum Polygonaceae G1 LT, PDL Sponsored
Eriogonum ripleyi Polygonaceae G2 Available
Festuca ligulata Poaceae G1 LE Available
Fryxellia pygmaea Malvaceae G1 Available
Genistidium dumosum Fabaceae G1 Available
Graptopetalum bartramii Crassulaceae G3 Available
Helianthus niveus ssp. tephrodes Asteraceae T2 Available
Kallstroemia perennans Zygophyllaceae G1 Available
Mammillaria thornberi Cactaceae G4 Available
Sclerocactus erectocentrus var. erectocentrus Cactaceae T3 Available
Sclerocactus mariposensis Cactaceae G3 LT Available
Macroptilium supinum Fabaceae Available
Pholisma arenarium Boraginaceae G3 Available
Pholisma sonorae Boraginaceae G2 Sponsored
Proboscidea sabulosa Martyniaceae G3 Available
Pilosocereus robinii var. robinii Cactaceae T1 Available
Tumamoca macdougalii Cucurbitaceae G4 Sponsored
Amoreuxia gonzalezii Bixaceae G1 Available
Phemeranthus humilis Montiaceae G2 Available
Rhus kearneyi Anacardiaceae G4 Available
Eryngium sparganophyllum Apiaceae G1 Available
Lilaeopsis schaffneriana var. recurva Apiaceae T2 LE Sponsored
Astragalus hypoxylus Fabaceae Available
Echinocereus chisosensis ssp. chisosensis Cactaceae T1 LT Available
Abutilon parishii Malvaceae G3 Available
Agave delamateri Asparagaceae G2 Available
Sclerocactus erectocentrus var. acunensis Cactaceae Available
Spiranthes delitescens Orchidaceae Available
Escobaria albicolumnaria Cactaceae G2 Available
Peniocereus greggii var. transmontanus Cactaceae T3 Available
Pilosocereus robinii Cactaceae G1 LE Available
Opuntia martiniana Cactaceae Available
Mabrya acerifolia Plantaginaceae G2 Available
Sclerocactus sileri Cactaceae G1 Available

Conservation Contacts

Ken Schutz
The Dr. William Huizingh Executive Director
Kimberlie McCue, Ph.D.
Senior Director-Desert Horticulture and Conservation
Steve Blackwell
Conservation Collections Manager
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The Dr. William Huizingh Executive Director 100
Senior Director-Desert Horticulture and Conservation 100
Conservation Collections Manager 100
Marketing Communications Director 100