• 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.

  • Safety in Bear Country

    Black bears have been seen near Devils Garden Campground. Don't lure or feed them. Dispose of trash in designated receptacles; don't leave it in bags or other soft containers. Store food in vehicles or hard containers when not being prepared or consumed. More »

May Flowers Page 2


ASCLEPIADACEAE

(Milkweed Family)
Asclepias cryptoceras

PALLID MILKWEED

 


ASCLEPIADACEAE
(Milkweed Family)
Asclepias latifolia

BROADLEAF MILKWEED

 
Asclepias latifolia
    


ASCLEPIADACEAE
(Milkweed Family)
Asclepias macrosperma

DWARF MILKWEED

 


ASCLEPIADACEAE
(Milkweed Family)
Asclepias speciosa

SHOWY MILKWEED

 
Asclepias speciosa
    

ASTERACEAE
(Sunflower Family)

Artemisia spinescens

BUDSAGE

 


ASTERACEAE
(Sunflower Family)
Chaenactis stevioides

STEVIA DUSTY-MAIDEN

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Chaetopappa ericoides

ROSE-HEATH

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Chrysopsis villosa

HAIRY GOLDENASTER

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Cirsium sp.

THISTLE

 

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.