• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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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?

Detail of petroglyph panel

Native Americans never inhabited Arches on a year-round basis, though they certainly roamed the area searching for wild game, useful plants and rocks for tool-making. Petroglyphs near Wolfe Ranch are thought to have been created by Indians from the Ute/Paiute cultures. More...