Apocynaceae – Dogbane Family

Amsonia jonesii.  JONES’ BLUESTAR.  Perennial.  Extreme northern Mohave and Coconino counties, 4000-5000 feet [McD]. Amsonia palmeri.  PALMER’S BLUESTAR.  Perennial.  Reported from Mohave, Yavapai, and Coconino counties, at 2500-4500 feet [McD]. Amsonia peeblesii.  PEEBLES BLUESTAR.  Perennial.  Coconino and Apache counties, possibly also Navajo County, at 4500-6000 feet [McD].  Coconino and Navajo Continue Reading

Cupressaceae – Cypress Family

Cupressus arizonica.  ARIZONA CYPRESS.  Tree.  Coconino and Yavapai counties, especially in Oak Creek and Verde River canyons, at 3000-7000 feet [McD].  Northern Gila County between Payson and Pine at ca. 4500-5000 feet [LD]. ~Juniperus californica.  CALIFORNIA JUNIPER.  Shrub or small tree.  Mohave County.  McD notes that specimens identified as this species Continue Reading