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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.

  • Safety in Bear Country

    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 14


SALICACEAE
(Willow Family)
Populus fremontii

FREMONT'S COTTONWOOD

 


SANTALACEAE
(Sandalwood Family)
Comandra umbellata

BASTARD TOADFLAX

 
Comandra umbellata
    


SAXIFRAGACEAE
(Saxifrage Family)
Fendlera rupicola

FENDLERBUSH

 

SCROPHULARIACEAE

(Figwort Family)
Castilleja chromosa

COMMON PAINTBRUSH

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Penstemon cyanocaulis

BLUESTEM PENSTEMON

 
Penstemon cyanocaulis
    


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Penstemon eatonii

EATON'S PENSTEMON

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Penstemon utahensis

UTAH PENSTEMON

 


TAMARICACEAE
(Tamarisk Family)
Tamarix chinensis

TAMARISK

 
Tamarix chinensis
    


ULMACEAE

(Elm Family)
Ulmus pumila

SIBERIAN ELM

 

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...