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    Arches

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February Flowers

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APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Lomatium latilobum

CANYONLANDS BISCUITROOT

 
Lomatium latilobum
      Photo © Alicia Lafever


APIACEAE
(Carrot Family)

Lomatium parryi

PARRY'S BISCUITROOT

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Draba cuneifolia

WEDGELEAF

 
Draba cuneifolia
    


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Physaria acutifolia

RYDBERG'S TWINPOD

 


FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Astragalus amphioxys

CRESCENT MILKVETCH

 
Astragalus amphioxys
    


FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Astragalus desperatus

RIMROCK MILKVETCH

 


FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Astragalus mollissimus

WOOLLY LOCOWEED

 


GERANIACEAE

(Geranium Family)
Erodium cicutarium

STORKSBILL

 

Did You Know?

proposed wilderness

Nearly 96% of Arches is recommended for wilderness designation. Though the recommendation has not been approved by Congress, the park is required to manage those 73,312 acres as though they were formally designated wilderness. More...