The Deserts of Arizona are not monotonous or lifeless but are picturesque and beautiful. Plant life is not wanting. The Saguaro cactus is plentiful, towering to a height of 30 to 60 feet. The cucumber cactus is fiercely thorny with crimson flowers and a fruit which contains an edible seedy pulp of pleasant flavor. The yucca cactus has large cream colored flowers which are very beautiful. Also many other varieties.