Arizona Cactus

Insects hover over cactus blossoms atop a saguaro cactus Friday, June 18, 2010 in Cave Creek, Ariz. The saguaro's cactus blossom, Arizona's official state flower, was designated the official territorial flower in 1901 and later confirmed as the state flower in 1931. The saguaro is the largest cactus in America. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Matt York

Discover fascinating facts about Arizona’s state flower during this quarter-mile, ranger-led walk along the Desert Hawk Trail. Water and closed-toe shoes are required.

DETAILS >> 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 8. Usery Mountain Regional Park Nature Center, 3939 Usery Pass Road, Mesa. $6 per vehicle. (480) 984-0032 or www.maricopa.gov/parks/usery.

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