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    Arches

    National Park Utah

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PINACEAE
(Pine Family)

Pinus edulis

PINYON

 

PLANTAGINACEAE
(Plantain Family)

Plantago patagonica

WOOLLY PLANTAIN

 
Plantago patagonica
    

POLEMONIACEAE
(Phlox Family)

Ipomopsis aggregata

SCARLET GILIA

 

POLEMONIACEAE
(Phlox Family)

Ipomopsis congesta

BALLHEAD GILIA

 
Ipomopsis congesta
    

POLEMONIACEAE
(Phlox Family)

Phlox austromontana

DESERT PHLOX

 


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum alatum

WINGED BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum bicolor

PRETTY BUCKWHEAT

 

POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)

Eriogonum inflatum

DESERT TRUMPET

 

POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)

Eriogonum microthecum

SLENDER BUCKWHEAT

 

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.