• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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?

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...