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    Arches

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  • Delicate Arch Viewpoint Inaccessible

    Wolfe Ranch and the hiking trail to Delicate Arch are open, but flood waters and mud have blocked the road to Delicate Arch Viewpoint.

  • Safety in Bear Country

    Black bears have been seen near Devils Garden Campground. Don't lure or feed them. Dispose of trash in designated receptacles; don't leave it in bags or other soft containers. Store food in vehicles or hard containers when not being prepared or consumed. More »

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?

Desert Bighorn Sheep

Once feared of becoming extinct, desert bighorn sheep are making a tentative comeback in southeast Utah due to reintroduction efforts by the National Park Service. There are roughly 50 sheep in Arches, though their shy nature keeps them well-hidden from most visitors. More...