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June Flowers Page 6


CACTACEAE
(Cactus Family)
Echinocereus triglochidiatus

CLARETCUP

 


CACTACEAE
(Cactus Family)
Opuntia phaecantha

BERRY PRICKLYPEAR

 
Opuntia phaecantha
    


CACTACEAE
(Cactus Family)
Opuntia polyacantha

CENTRAL PRICKLYPEAR

 

CACTACEAE
(Cactus Family)

Sclerocactus whipplei

WHIPPLE'S FISHHOOK

 
Sclerocactus whipplei
    

CAPPARACEAE
(Caper Family)

Cleome lutea

YELLOW BEEPLANT

 


CAPRIFOLIACEAE
(Honeysuckle Family)

Symphoricarpos longiflorus

LONGFLOWER SNOWBERRY

 


CARYOPHYLLACEAE

(Pink Family)
Arenaria fendleri

FENDLER'S SANDWORT

 


CHENOPODIACEAE
(Goosefoot Family)
Atriplex canescens

FOUR-WING SALTBUSH

 


CHENOPODIACEAE
(Goosefoot Family)
Krascheninnikovia lanata

WINTERFAT

 

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...