• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

April Flowers Page 6


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Lepidium montanum

MOUNTAIN PEPPERPLANT

 


BRASSICACEAE
(Mustard Family)
Malcolmia africana

AFRICAN MUSTARD

 
Malcolmia africana
    


BRASSICACEAE
(Mustard Family)
Physaria acutifolia

RYDBERG'S TWINPOD

 


BRASSICACEAE
(Mustard Family)
Sisymbrium altissimum

TUMBLING MUSTARD

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Stanleya pinnata

PRINCE'S PLUME

 
Stanleya pinnata
    


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Streptanthella longirostris

BEAKPOD NIPPLETWIST

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Streptanthus cordatus

HEARTLEAF TWISTFLOWER

 


CACTACEAE

(Cactus Family)
Echinocereus triglochidiatus

CLARETCUP

 
Echinocereus triglochidiatus
    


CACTACEAE

(Cactus Family)
Opuntia phaecantha

BERRY PRICKLYPEAR

 

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...