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April Flowers Page 12


PLANTAGINACEAE
(Plantain Family)
Plantago patagonica

WOOLLY PLANTAIN

 


POLEMONIACEAE
(Phlox Family)
Phlox austromontana

DESERT PHLOX

 
Phlox austromontana
    


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum alatum

WINGED BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum bicolor

PRETTY BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum inflatum

DESERT TRUMPET

 
Eriogonum inflatum
    


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum microthecum

SLENDER BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE

(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum ovalifolium

CUSHION BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Rumex hymenosepalus

CANAIGRE

 
Rumex hymenosepalus
    


PRIMULACEAE

(Primrose Family)
Primula specuicola

CAVE PRIMROSE

 

Did You Know?

Close up of biological soil crust

The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Arches and the surrounding area. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource. More...