• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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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?

John Wesley Wolfe

In the late 1800s, John Wesley Wolfe, a disabled Civil War veteran, and his son, Fred, built a homestead in what is now Arches National Park. A weathered log cabin, root cellar, and corral remain as evidence of the primitive ranch they operated for more than 10 years.