Desert Botanical Garden

CPC institution Code: DES
Peniocereus greggii var. transmontanus

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.

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

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
Shannon Fehlberg
Conservation Biologist
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The Dr. William Huizingh Executive Director 100
Senior Director-Desert Horticulture and Conservation 100
Conservation Collections Manager 100
Conservation Biologist 100
Marketing Communications Director 100