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    Arches

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Arches Flower Guide

photo: Sego Lily (Calochortus nuttallii)
NPS Photo by Tom Gray
 

Wondering what flowers you might have seen during your visit to Arches? Look no further! Using the online Arches Flower Guide, you can explore the area's flowers by bloom month, color, name and more by clicking on one of the categories below.

Please help us protect the flowers by staying on trails, rocks, or in washes. Biological soil crust is a living ground cover that is critical for plant life in the park. Stepping on sand anywhere off a trail destroys this crust. Collection of plants is prohibited.

The duration of the flowering season depends on precipitation and varies from year to year.

 
  
 
 
 
 

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...