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August Flowers Page 1

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ASCLEPIADACEAE

(Milkweed Family)
Asclepias latifolia

BROADLEAF MILKWEED

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Ambrosia acanthicarpa

BUR RAGWEED

 
Ambrosia acanthicarpa
    


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Artemisia bigelovii

BIGELOW'S SAGEBRUSH

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Artemisia ludoviciana

LOUISIANA WORMWOOD

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Artemisia tridentata

BIG SAGEBRUSH

 
Artemisia tridentata
    


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Brickellia longifolia

LONGLEAF BRICKELLBUSH

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Chrysopsis villosa

HAIRY GOLDENASTER

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Chrysothamnus nauseosus

RUBBER RABBITBRUSH

 
Chrysothamnus nauseosus
    


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Chrysothamnus parryi

PARRY'S RABBITBRUSH

 

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...