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July Flowers Page 1

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ASCLEPIADACEAE
(Milkweed Family)

Asclepias latifolia

BROADLEAF MILKWEED

 

ASTERACEAE
(Sunflower Family)

Chrysopsis villosa

HAIRY GOLDENASTER

 
Chrysopsis villosa
    

ASTERACEAE
(Sunflower Family)

Chrysothamnus nauseosus

RUBBER RABBITBRUSH

 

ASTERACEAE
(Sunflower Family)

Chrysothamnus parryi

PARRY'S RABBITBRUSH

 
Chrysothamnus parryi
    

ASTERACEAE
(Sunflower Family)

Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus

VISCID RABBITBRUSH

 


ASTERACEAE
(Sunflower Family)

Encelia frutescens

BUSH ENCELIA

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Erigeron utahensis

UTAH DAISY

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Gaillardia pinnatifida

HOPI BLANKETFLOWER

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Grindelia fastigiata

ERECT GUMWEED

 

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...