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    Arches

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May Flowers Page 16


ROSACEAE
(Rose Family)

Cercocarpus montanus

ALDER-LEAF MOUNTAIN-MAHOGANY

 

ROSACEAE
(Rose Family)

Coleogyne ramosissima

BLACKBRUSH

 
Coleogyne ramosissima
    

ROSACEAE
(Rose Family)

Purshia mexicana

CLIFFROSE

 

RUBIACEAE
(Madder Family)

Galium multiflorum

SHRUBBY BEDSTRAW

 
Galium multiflorum
    

SALICACEAE
(Willow Family)

Populus fremontii

FREMONT'S COTTONWOOD

 


SANTALACEAE
(Sandalwood Family)
Comandra umbellata

BASTARD TOADFLAX

 


SAXIFRAGACEAE
(Saxifrage Family)
Fendlera rupicola

FENDLERBUSH

 


SAXIFRAGACEAE
(Saxifrage Family)
Ribes inerme

WHITESTEM GOOSEBERRY

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Castilleja chromosa

COMMON PAINTBRUSH

 

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.