• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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CHENOPODIACEAE
(Goosefoot Family)
Zuckia brandegei

SILTBUSH

 


CONVOLVULACEAE

(Convolvulus Family)
Convolvulus arvensis

BINDWEED

 
Convolvulus arvensis
    


CUPRESSACEAE

(Cypress Family)
Juniperus osteosperma

UTAH JUNIPER

 

ELAEAGNACEAE
(Oleaster Family)

Elaeagnus angustifolia

RUSSIAN OLIVE

 
Elaeagnus angustifolia
    

EPHEDRACEAE
(Jointfir Family)

Ephedra torreyana

TORREY'S MORMON TEA

 


EPHEDRACEAE
(Jointfir Family)
Ephedra viridis

MORMON TEA

 


EUPHORBIACEAE
(Spurge Family)
Chamaesyce fendleri

FENDLER'S SPURGE

 


EUPHORBIACEAE

(Spurge Family)
Euphorbia brachycera

SHORTHORN SPURGE

 


FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Astragalus amphioxys

CRESCENT MILKVETCH

 

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.