• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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  • Delicate Arch Viewpoint Inaccessible

    Wolfe Ranch and the hiking trail to Delicate Arch are open, but flood waters and mud have blocked the road to Delicate Arch Viewpoint.

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POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)

Eriogonum ovalifolium

CUSHION BUCKWHEAT

 

POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)

Rumex hymenosepalus

CANAIGRE

 
Rumex hymenosepalus
    

RANUNCULACEAE
(Buttercup Family)

Aquilegia micrantha

ALCOVE COLUMBINE

 

RANUNCULACEAE
(Buttercup Family)

Delphinium andersonii

ANDERSON'S LARKSPUR

 
Delphinium andersonii
    

RANUNCULACEAE
(Buttercup Family)

Delphinium nuttallianum

BILOBE LARKSPUR

 


RANUNCULACEAE
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculus testiculatus

BUR BUTTERCUP

 


RHAMNACEAE
(Buckthorn Family)
Rhamnus betulifolia

BIRCHLEAF BUCKTHORN

 


ROSACEAE
(Rose Family)
Amelanchier utahensis

UTAH SERVICEBERRY

 


ROSACEAE
(Rose Family)
Cercocarpus intricatus

DWARF MOUNTAIN-MAHOGANY

 

Did You Know?

Ed Abbey

Edward Abbey worked as a seasonal park ranger at Arches in the late 1950s. His 1968 memoir of this experience, "Desert Solitaire," has become a classic of desert literature.