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    Arches

    National Park Utah

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October Flowers Page 4


LAMIACEAE

(Mint Family)
Poliomintha incana

ROSEMARY MINT

 


LILIACEAE

(Lily Family)
Zigadenus vaginatus

ALCOVE DEATH CAMUS

 
Zigadenus vaginatus
    


LINACEAE

(Flax Family)
Linum aristatum

BROOM-FLAX

 


LOASACEAE
(Loasa Family)
Mentzelia sp.

BLAZING STAR

 


MALVACEAE

(Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea coccinea

SCARLET GLOBEMALLOW

 
Sphaeralcea coccinea
    


MALVACEAE

(Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea leptophylla

SLENDERLEAF GLOBEMALLOW

 


MALVACEAE
(Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea parvifolia

SMALL-LEAF GLOBEMALLOW

 


NYCTAGINACEAE

(Four O'Clock Family)
Abronia fragrans

SAND-VERBENA

 
Abronia fragrans
    


NYCTAGINACEAE

(Four O'Clock Family)
Allionia incarnata

TRAILING WINDMILLS

 

Did You Know?

Ed Abbey

Edward Abbey worked as a seasonal park ranger at Arches in the late 1950s. His 1968 memoir of this experience, "Desert Solitaire," has become a classic of desert literature.