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May Flowers Page 9


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?

Common Raven

The common raven displays abilities to play and problem-solve that are rare among animals. This member of the crow family is also very vocal, communicating with over a dozen sounds. Perhaps because of these qualities, ravens have achieved a certain stature in both European and Native American folklore.