Plants native to the Sonoran Desert require watering every 6 months. The following plant, which I am not sure is native to the Sonoran Desert or not, was found to thrive in the Sonoran Desert solely off rain. What is this plant?

Is this an offshoot of a tree? It sprung up right next to the trunk a young (albeit dead or dormant) tree: Shrub #6

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    @pnuts Do junipers send out underground shoots?
    – Geremia
    Commented May 12, 2017 at 3:26
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    Can you post some more photos of the surrounding area? Particularly from the base if the suspected original tree is already pictured?
    – Throsby
    Commented May 12, 2017 at 12:12


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