• South Window

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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?

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...