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March Flowers Page 4


CHENOPODIACEAE

(Goosefoot Family)
Atriplex confertifolia

SHADSCALE

 


CUPRESSACEAE
(Cypress Family)
Juniperus osteosperma

UTAH JUNIPER

 
Juniperus osteosperma
    


EPHEDRACEAE
(Jointfir Family)
Ephedra viridis

MORMON TEA

 


FABACEAE
(Pea Family)
Astragalus amphioxys

CRESCENT MILKVETCH

 


FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Astragalus desperatus

RIMROCK MILKVETCH

 
Astragalus desperatus
    


FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Astragalus lentiginosus

FRECKLED MILKVETCH

 


FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Astragalus mollissimus

WOOLLY LOCOWEED

 


GERANIACEAE

(Geranium Family)
Erodium cicutarium

STORKSBILL

 
Erodium cicutarium
    


OLEACEAE

(Olive Family)
Fraxinus anomala

SINGLELEAF ASH

 

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...