• South Window

    Arches

    National Park Utah

April Flowers Page 7


CACTACEAE

(Cactus Family)
Opuntia polyacantha

CENTRAL PRICKLYPEAR

 


CACTACEAE
(Cactus Family)
Sclerocactus whipplei

WHIPPLE'S FISHHOOK

 
Sclerocactus whipplei
    


CAPPARACEAE
(Caper Family)
Cleome lutea

YELLOW BEEPLANT

 


CAPRIFOLIACEAE
(Honeysuckle Family)
Symphoricarpos longiflorus

LONGFLOWER SNOWBERRY

 


CHENOPODIACEAE

(Goosefoot Family)
Atriplex canescens

FOUR-WING SALTBUSH

 
Atriplex canescens
    


CHENOPODIACEAE

(Goosefoot Family)
Atriplex confertifolia

SHADSCALE

 


CHENOPODIACEAE

(Goosefoot Family)
Grayia spinosa

SPINY HOPSAGE

 


CHENOPODIACEAE

(Goosefoot Family)
Zuckia brandegei

SILTBUSH

 
Zuckia brandegei
    


CONVOLVULACEAE

(Convolvulus Family)
Convolvulus arvensis

BINDWEED

 

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...