This summer, enjoy early morning hikes at Arizona’s oldest botanical garden. Get Tickets Now!

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Boyce Thompson Arboretum holds collections of desert plants from around the world. The collections include plants from the United States, Mexico, Australia, Madagascar, India, China, Japan, Israel, South America, the Middle East, Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Arabian Peninsula

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With missions devoted to conservation, botanical gardens and arboreta play an important role in saving the world’s plant species and making them known to the public. Of BTA’s 3,897 plant species, 9.8% are of conservation concern, meaning that they are endangered or threatened with extinction.

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