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    Arches

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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?

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...