• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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CACTACEAE
(Cactus Family)
Sclerocactus whipplei

WHIPPLE'S FISHHOOK

 


CAPPARACEAE
(Caper Family)
Cleome lutea

YELLOW BEEPLANT

 
Cleome lutea
    


CAPRIFOLIACEAE
(Honeysuckle Family)
Symphoricarpos longiflorus

LONGFLOWER SNOWBERRY

 


CARYOPHYLLACEAE

(Pink Family)
Arenaria fendleri

FENDLER'S SANDWORT

 
Arenaria fendleri
    

CHENOPODIACEAE
(Goosefoot Family)

Atriplex canescens

FOUR-WING SALTBUSH

 


CHENOPODIACEAE
(Goosefoot Family)
Grayia spinosa

SPINY HOPSAGE

 


CHENOPODIACEAE
(Goosefoot Family)
Krascheninnikovia lanata

WINTERFAT

 


CHENOPODIACEAE

(Goosefoot Family)
Salsola tragus

RUSSIAN-THISTLE

 


CHENOPODIACEAE

(Goosefoot Family)
Sarcobatus vermiculatus

GREASEWOOD

 

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.