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ACERACEAE

(Maple Family)
Acer negundo

BOXELDER

 


APOCYNACEAE
(Dogbane Family)
Apocynum cannabinum

DOGBANE

 


ASCLEPIADACEAE

(Milkweed Family)
Asclepias cryptoceras

PALLID MILKWEED

 
Asclepias cryptoceras
    


ASCLEPIADACEAE

(Milkweed Family)
Asclepias latifolia

BROADLEAF MILKWEED

 


ASCLEPIADACEAE

(Milkweed Family)
Asclepias macrosperma

DWARF MILKWEED

 
Asclepias macrosperma
    


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Ambrosia acanthicarpa

BUR RAGWEED

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Brickellia longifolia

LONGLEAF BRICKELLBUSH

 


CARYOPHYLLACEAE

(Pink Family)
Arenaria fendleri

FENDLER'S SANDWORT

 


CHENOPODIACEAE

(Goosefoot Family)
Grayia spinosa

SPINY HOPSAGE

 

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...