• South Window

    Arches

    National Park Utah

May Flowers Page 5


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Tragopogon dubius

YELLOW SALSIFY

 


ASTERACEAE
(Sunflower Family)
Wyethia scabra

ROUGH MULESEARS

 
Wyethia scabra
    


ASTERACEAE
(Sunflower Family)
Xylorhiza venusta

CISCO WOODY ASTER

 


BERBERIDACEAE
(Barberry Family)
Mahonia fremontii

FREMONT'S MAHONIA

 
Mahonia fremontii
    

BORAGINACEAE
(Borage Family)

Cryptantha crassisepala

PLAINS CRYPTANTH

 


BORAGINACEAE
(Borage Family)
Cryptantha flava

YELLOW CRYPTANTH

 


BORAGINACEAE
(Borage Family)
Cryptantha flavoculata

YELLOW-EYE CRYPTANTH

 


BORAGINACEAE

(Borage Family)
Cryptantha pterocarya

WING-NUT CRYPTANTH

 


BORAGINACEAE

(Borage Family)
Cryptantha tenuis

SLENDER CRYPTANTH

 

Did You Know?

Close up of biological soil crust

The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Arches and the surrounding area. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource. More...