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May Flowers Page 1

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ACERACEAE

(Maple Family)
Acer negundo

BOXELDER

 


AGAVACEAE
(Yucca Family)
Yucca harrimaniae

HARRIMAN'S YUCCA

 
Yucca harrimaniae
    


ANACARDIACEAE
(Cashew Family)
Rhus aromatica

SKUNKBUSH

 


ANACARDIACEAE
(Cashew Family)
Toxicodendron rydbergii

POISON IVY

 
Toxicodendron rydbergii
    

APIACEAE
(Carrot Family)

Cymopterus acaulis var. fendleri

FENDLER'S SPRING-PARSLEY

 


APIACEAE
(Carrot Family)

Cymopterus newberryi

SWEETROOT SPRING-PARSLEY

 


APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Cymopterus purpureus var. purpureus

PURPLE SPRING-PARSLEY

 


APOCYNACEAE

(Dogbane Family)
Amsonia tomentosa

TOMENTOSE AMSONIA

 


APOCYNACEAE

(Dogbane Family)
Apocynum cannabinum

DOGBANE

 

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...