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July Flowers Page 5


LINACEAE

(Flax Family)
Linum aristatum

BROOM-FLAX

 


LOASACEAE

(Loasa Family)
Mentzelia sp.

BLAZING STAR

 
Mentzelia sp.
    


MALVACEAE

(Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea coccinea

SCARLET GLOBEMALLOW

 


MALVACEAE

(Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea leptophylla

SLENDERLEAF GLOBEMALLOW

 


MALVACEAE

(Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea parvifolia

SMALL-LEAF GLOBEMALLOW

 
Sphaeralcea parvifolia
    


NYCTAGINACEAE

(Four O'Clock Family)
Abronia fragrans

SAND-VERBENA

 


NYCTAGINACEAE

(Four O'Clock Family)
Allionia incarnata

TRAILING WINDMILLS

 


NYCTAGINACEAE

(Four O'Clock Family)
Mirabilis linearis

NARROWLEAF UMBRELLAWORT

 
Mirabilis linearis
    


ONAGRACEAE

(Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera caespitosa

DWARF EVENING-PRIMROSE

 

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...