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    Arches

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May Flowers Page 11


FABACEAE
(Pea Family)
Melilotus officinalis

YELLOW SWEET-CLOVER

 


FABACEAE
(Pea Family)
Sophora stenophylla

SILVERY SOPHORA

 
Sophora stenophylla
    


FAGACEAE
(Beech Family)
Quercus havardii

SHINNERY OAK

 


FUMARIACEAE
(Bleedingheart Family)
Corydalis aurea

GOLDEN CORYDALIS

 
Corydalis aurea
    

GENTIANACEAE
(Gentian Family)

Swertia utahensis

UTAH SWERTIA

 


GERANIACEAE
(Geranium Family)
Erodium cicutarium

STORKSBILL

 


HYDROPHYLLACEAE
(Waterleaf Family)
Phacelia crenulata

SCORPIONWEED

 


LAMIACEAE

(Mint Family)
Hedeoma drummondii

FALSE PENNYROYAL

 


LAMIACEAE

(Mint Family)
Poliomintha incana

ROSEMARY MINT

 

Did You Know?

Detail of petroglyph panel

Native Americans never inhabited Arches on a year-round basis, though they certainly roamed the area searching for wild game, useful plants and rocks for tool-making. Petroglyphs near Wolfe Ranch are thought to have been created by Indians from the Ute/Paiute cultures. More...