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Rising Temperatures Could Affect Local Trees

The Desert Willow, seen here at Mountain View Park, is ...

Photo: Steve Marcus

The Desert Willow, seen here at Mountain View Park, is a harsh desert climate tree commonly found in the Las Vegas Valley, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. With data from the American Horticultural Society analysis on plants' climate resiliency, the water authority has identified six harsh desert climate trees including this Desert Willow that could be under great heat stress within the next 40 years.