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June Flowers Page 7


CHENOPODIACEAE
(Goosefoot Family)

Salsola tragus

RUSSIAN-THISTLE

 

CHENOPODIACEAE
(Goosefoot Family)

Sarcobatus vermiculatus

GREASEWOOD

 
Sarcobatus vermiculatus
    

CONVOLVULACEAE
(Convolvulus Family)

Convulvulus arvensis

BINDWEED

 

ELAEAGNACEAE
(Oleaster Family)

Elaeagnus angustifolia

RUSSIAN OLIVE

 
Elaeagnus angustifolia
    

EPHEDRACEAE
(Jointfir Family)

Ephedra torreyana

TORREY'S MORMON TEA

 


EPHEDRACEAE
(Jointfir Family)

Ephedra viridis

MORMON TEA

 


EUPHORBIACEAE

(Spurge Family)
Chamaesyce fendleri

FENDLER'S SPURGE

 


EUPHORBIACEAE

(Spurge Family)
Euphorbia brachycera

SHORTHORN SPURGE

 


FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Astragalus amphioxys

CRESCENT MILKVETCH

 

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...