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    Arches

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  • Delicate Arch Viewpoint Inaccessible

    Wolfe Ranch and the hiking trail to Delicate Arch are open, but flood waters and mud have blocked the road to Delicate Arch Viewpoint.

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    Black bears have been seen near Devils Garden Campground. Don't lure or feed them. Dispose of trash in designated receptacles; don't leave it in bags or other soft containers. Store food in vehicles or hard containers when not being prepared or consumed. More »

April Flowers Page 1

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ACERACEAE

(Maple Family)
Acer negundo

BOXELDER

 


AGAVACEAE
(Yucca Family)
Yucca harrimaniae

HARRIMAN'S YUCCA

 
Yucca harrimaniae
    


ANACARDIACEAE
(Cashew Family)
Rhus aromatica

SKUNKBUSH

 


APIACEAE
(Carrot Family)
Cymopterus acaulis var. fendleri

FENDLER'S SPRING-PARSLEY

 
Cymopterus acaulis
    


APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Cymopterus newberryi

SWEETROOT SPRING-PARSLEY

 
Cymopterus newberryi
    


APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Cymopterus purpurascens

WIDEWING SPRING-PARSLEY

 


APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Cymopterus purpureus var. purpureus

PURPLE SPRING-PARSLEY

 


APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Lomatium latilobum

CANYONLANDS BISCUITROOT

 


APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Lomatium parryi

PARRY'S BISCUITROOT

 

Did You Know?

Desert Bighorn Sheep

Once feared of becoming extinct, desert bighorn sheep are making a tentative comeback in southeast Utah due to reintroduction efforts by the National Park Service. There are roughly 50 sheep in Arches, though their shy nature keeps them well-hidden from most visitors. More...