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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?

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...