• 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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May Flowers Page 6


BORAGINACEAE

(Borage Family)
Lappula occidentalis

WESTERN STICKSEED

 


BORAGINACEAE
(Borage Family)
Lithospermum incisum

SHOWY STONESEED

 
Lithospermum incisum
    


BRASSICACEAE
(Mustard Family)
Arabis perennans

COMMON ROCKCRESS

 


BRASSICACEAE
(Mustard Family)
Arabis pulchra

PRETTY ROCKCRESS

 
Arabis pulchra
    

BRASSICACEAE
(Mustard Family)

Chorispora tenella

MUSK MUSTARD

 


BRASSICACEAE
(Mustard Family)
Descurainia sophia

FLIXWEED

 


BRASSICACEAE
(Mustard Family)
Dithyrea wislizenii

SPECTACLE-POD

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Draba cuneifolia

WEDGELEAF

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Erysimum asperum

WALLFLOWER

 

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.