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    Arches

    National Park Utah

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  • Wolfe Ranch/Delicate Arch Viewpoint Road Closed

    Due to flash flooding in Salt and Winter Camp Washes, the Delicate Arch Road is currently inaccessible.

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Blue and Purple Flowers Page 4


HYDROPHYLLACEAE

(Waterleaf Family)
Phacelia crenulata

SCORPIONWEED

 


LAMIACEAE
(Mint Family)
Hedeoma drummondii

FALSE PENNYROYAL

 


LAMIACEAE

(Mint Family)
Poliomintha incana

ROSEMARY MINT

 
Poliomintha incana
    


LILIACEAE

(Lily Family)
Allium textile

PRAIRIE WILD ONION

 


LILIACEAE

(Lily Family)
Androstephium breviflorum

FUNNEL LILY

 
Androstephium breviflorum
    


NYCTAGINACEAE

(Four O'Clock Family)
Allionia incarnata

TRAILING WINDMILLS

 


NYCTAGINACEAE

(Four O'Clock Family)
Mirabilis multiflora

SHOWY FOUR O'CLOCK

 


POLYGONACEAE

(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum bicolor

PRETTY BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE

(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum ovalifolium

CUSHION BUCKWHEAT

 

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...