Posts Tagged: cirios

Baja’s Cirio Tree

  Just south of El Rosario, a peculiar plant begins to speckle the Baja desert landscape. It’s hard to miss the odd, tall tapered tree with spiny branches that looks more like a drawing out of a Dr. Seuss book than something you would expect to find in the stark desert. The boojum tree, or… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Unique Baja Plants

baja flora

From desertscapes to palm tree oases, the Baja landscape is rich with unique flora due to the peninsula’s varied geology, topography, and weather. There are over 4,000 plant species and subspecies on the peninsula with over 600 species endemic to Baja. Grab a copy of Baja California Plant Field Guide to enhance your next road trip. Here are… Read more »