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    Arches

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August Flowers Page 4


CAPPARACEAE

(Caper Family)
Cleome lutea

YELLOW BEEPLANT

 


CHENOPODIACEAE
(Goosefoot Family)
Atriplex canescens

FOUR-WING SALTBUSH

 
Atriplex canescens
    


CHENOPODIACEAE

(Goosefoot Family)
Salsola tragus

RUSSIAN-THISTLE

 


CHENOPODIACEAE

(Goosefoot Family)
Sarcobatus vermiculatus

GREASEWOOD

 


CONVOLVULACEAE
(Convolvulus Family)
Convolvulus arvensis

BINDWEED

 
Convolvulus arvensis
    


FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Melilotus officinalis

YELLOW SWEET-CLOVER

 


GENTIANACEAE

(Gentian Family)
Swertia utahensis

UTAH SWERTIA

 


GERANIACEAE

(Geranium Family)
Erodium cicutarium

STORKSBILL

 
Erodium cicutarium
    


LAMIACEAE

(Mint Family)
Poliomintha incana

ROSEMARY MINT

 

Did You Know?

Detail of petroglyph panel

Native Americans never inhabited Arches on a year-round basis, though they certainly roamed the area searching for wild game, useful plants and rocks for tool-making. Petroglyphs near Wolfe Ranch are thought to have been created by Indians from the Ute/Paiute cultures. More...