• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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?

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...