National Geographic : 1924 Jan
Photograph byFrank M.Campbell A SAHARA OF GIANT CACTUS A scene in the southern Arizona desert. A Mexican with his pony and old buggy ambles along theroad. The desert frequently isfarfrom being the barren, inhospitable, drab place of popular imagination. In the spring, especially, this area aboundsinflowers ofmany colors, which areofgreat interest to the botanist, and some of the plants have a high economic value.