Riparian and Wetland Plants

Southeastern Arizona Riparian and Wetland Plants

Riparian means on the river bank, and riparian areas are found along rivers, streams, washes, or in canyons. Wetlands are low-lying areas like marshes with soil that is periodically saturated with water.

Listed below are some of the southeastern Arizona wildflowers and plants that can be found growing in riparian areas and/or in wetlands.