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    Arches

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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?

Detail of petroglyph panel

Native Americans never inhabited Arches on a year-round basis, though they certainly roamed the area searching for wild game, useful plants and rocks for tool-making. Petroglyphs near Wolfe Ranch are thought to have been created by Indians from the Ute/Paiute cultures. More...