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Rising Temperatures Could Affect Local Trees

The Afghan Pine is a harsh desert climate tree commonly ...

Photo: Steve Marcus

The Afghan Pine 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 Afghan Pine that could be under great heat stress within the next 40 years.