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Boyce Thompson Arboretum – Edible/Medicinal Desert Plants Walk
August 27 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am$12.50
Edible/Medicinal Desert Plants Walk
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Sunday, August 27th @ 8:00 AM
Learn the edible and medicinal uses of native desert plants on a walk along our Curandero Trail guided by desert plants enthusiast Jim Shepherd. This leisurely one-hour walk is your chance to learn about prickly pear cacti, ratany, agaves, jojobas – and the ways native plants have fed, healed and clothed Sonoran desert peoples for more than one thousand years. Summertime tours start at 8:00AM July 23 and August 27th .
Please Note: this guided tour explores the Curandero Trail, which has steep sections that are not suitable for visitors who use wheelchairs or walkers.