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    Arches

    National Park Utah

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March Flowers Page 5


ONAGRACEAE
(Evening-
primrose Family)
Oenothera
caespitosa

DWARF EVENING-PRIMROSE

 
Oenothera caespitosa
    


POLYGONACEAE

(Buckwheat Family)
Rumex hymenosepalus

CANAIGRE

 


PRIMULACEAE
(Primrose Family)
Primula specuicola

CAVE PRIMROSE

 
Primula specuicola
    


RANUNCULACEAE
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculus testiculatus

BUR BUTTERCUP

 


ROSACEAE
(Rose Family)
Amelanchier utahensis

UTAH SERVICEBERRY

 


ROSACEAE

(Rose Family)
Cercocarpus intricatus

DWARF MOUNTAIN-MAHOGANY

 
Cercocarpus intricatus
    


SALICACEAE

(Willow Family)
Populus fremontii

FREMONT'S COTTONWOOD

 


SANTALACEAE

(Sandalwood Family)
Comandra umbellata

BASTARD TOADFLAX

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE

(Figwort Family)
Castilleja chromosa

COMMON PAINTBRUSH

 
Castilleja chromosa
    


ULMACEAE

(Elm Family)
Ulmus pumila

SIBERIAN ELM

 

Did You Know?

John Wesley Wolfe

In the late 1800s, John Wesley Wolfe, a disabled Civil War veteran, and his son, Fred, built a homestead in what is now Arches National Park. A weathered log cabin, root cellar, and corral remain as evidence of the primitive ranch they operated for more than 10 years.