Red Butte Photo of the Day 27.August.2009

Pariette Cactus (Sclerocactus brevispinus)
Sclerocactus
This cactus is protected under the Endangered Species Act and is listed as federally threatened.  It is endemic to Utah and grows in the harsh dry climate of the Uintah Basin.  Red Butte Garden and the BLM salvaged the cacti in our collection in 2002 from  a site prior to their loss due to habitat destruction resulting from oil extration.

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Jan 2-Mar 31: 9 am-5 pm
April 1-30: 9 am-7:30pm
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Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Dec 24-Jan 1

*Days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, hours are 9 am-5 pm.

Only Service Animals are allowed in the Garden

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Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $10
Seniors (ages 65+): $8
Military w/ID: $8
Children (ages 3-17): $6
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $8
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February

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LOCATION
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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