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Sonoran Spider Lily at Tohono Chul

Spider Lily (Hymenocallis sonorensis)

Sonoran Spider Lily (Hymenocallis sonorensis) is native in several areas of Mexico including the states of Sonora and Sinaloa. The plant in this photo was photographed at Tohono Chul in Tucson, Arizona.

Tohono Chul is a private non-profit 501©3 whose mission is to to enrich people’s lives by connecting them with the wonders of nature,art and culture in the Sonoran Desert region and inspiring wise stewardship of the natural world.

The 49 acre site is located in Casas Adobes, a neighborhood in the Northwest section of Tucson, Arizona. Tohono Chul supports a botanical garden, nature preserve, art galleries, and restaurant. Many sculptures are on display throughout the gardens.

Tohono Chul was named one of the World’s Great Botanical Gardens by Travel + Leisure Magazine. To visit The Tohono Chul website click here: http://tohonochulpark.org/

The photo of this Sonoran Spider Lili was taken at Tohono Chul in Tucson, Arizona. A tripod mounted camera with a zoom lens at 85mm was used. Exposure was .6 sec. at f/16, ISO 100.