• South Window

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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BORAGINACEAE

(Borage Family)
Lappula occidentalis

WESTERN STICKSEED

 


BRASSICACEAE
(Mustard Family)
Arabis perennans

COMMON ROCKCRESS

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Arabis pulchra

PRETTY ROCKCRESS

 
Arabis pulchra
    


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Chorispora tenella

MUSK MUSTARD

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Malcolmia africana

AFRICAN MUSTARD

 
Malcolmia africana
    


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Streptanthella longirostris

BEAKPOD NIPPLETWIST

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Streptanthus cordatus

HEARTLEAF TWISTFLOWER

 


CACTACEAE

(Cactus Family)
Opuntia polyacantha

CENTRAL PRICKLYPEAR

 


CACTACEAE

(Cactus Family)
Sclerocactus whipplei

WHIPPLE'S FISHHOOK

 

Did You Know?

John Wesley Wolfe

In the late 1800s, John Wesley Wolfe, a disabled Civil War veteran, and his son, Fred, built a homestead in what is now Arches National Park. A weathered log cabin, root cellar, and corral remain as evidence of the primitive ranch they operated for more than 10 years.