Nevada flora

Various species of pine, of which the single-leaf pinyon is the official state tree since 1953, dominate Nevada’s woodlands.
Nevada state tree

Nevada state tree

Creosote bush is common in southern Nevada, as are many kinds of sagebrush throughout the state.
Creosote branch

Creosote branch

An entire creosote

An entire creosote

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Wildflowers include shooting star and white and yellow violets.
A shooting star wildflower. It seems these open only at night, because I couldn't find any daytime pictures of them open.

Shooting star wildflower. It seems these only open at night, because I couldn't find any daytime pictures of them open.

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Information from http://www.city-data.com/states/Nevada-Flora-and-fauna.html and http://nevada-history.org/images/statetree.jpg&imgrefurl=http://nevada-history.org/icons.html&usg=__LAOCIewY4Wsj_x6f6-k3qcjOIVY=&h=204&w=168&sz=17&hl=en&start=6&um=1&tbnid=dZBqKY5C7QB9-M:&tbnh=105&tbnw=86&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dnevada%2Bstate%2Btree%2Bsingle-leaf%2Bpinon%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DG
Images from Google.
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