Joshua Tree National Park

 Joshua Tree
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    Joshua Tree National Park is the California High Desert area, and it features two different desert ecosystems - Mojave & Rain Shadow Deserts.  The Joshua Tree pictured above was named by the Mormon settlers when they came west because they looked like Joshua praying with both arms in the air.

Last Updated:  June 29, 2008 1:00 PM