• South Window

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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December Flowers

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GERANIACEAE

(Geranium Family)
Erodium cicutarium

STORKSBILL

 
Erodium cicutarium
    

Did You Know?

Close up of biological soil crust

The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Arches and the surrounding area. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource. More...