• South Window

    Arches

    National Park Utah

June Flowers Page 1

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AGAVACEAE
(Yucca Family)
Yucca harrimaniae

HARRIMAN'S YUCCA

 


ANACARDIACEAE
(Cashew Family)
Toxicodendron rydbergii

POISON IVY

 
Toxicodendron rydbergii
    


APOCYNACEAE
(Dogbane Family)
Apocynum cannabinum

DOGBANE

 

ASCLEPIADACEAE
(Milkweed Family)

Asclepias latifolia

BROADLEAF MILKWEED

 
Asclepias latifolia
    

ASCLEPIADACEAE
(Milkweed Family)

Asclepias macrosperma

DWARF MILKWEED

 


ASCLEPIADACEAE
(Milkweed Family)

Asclepias speciosa

SHOWY MILKWEED

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Chaenactis stevioides

STEVIA DUSTY-MAIDEN

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Chaetopappa ericoides

ROSE-HEATH

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Chrysopsis villosa

HAIRY GOLDENASTER

 

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...