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    Arches

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APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Cymopterus purpurascens

WIDEWING SPRING-PARSLEY

 


ASCLEPIADACEAE
(Milkweed Family)
Asclepias speciosa

SHOWY MILKWEED

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Cirsium sp.

THISTLE

 
Cirsium sp.
    


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Lygodesmia grandiflora

SHOWY RUSHPINK

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Stephanomeria exigua

ANNUAL WIRELETTUCE

 
Stephanomeria exigua
    


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Xylorhiza venusta

CISCO WOODYASTER

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Arabis perennans

COMMON ROCKCRESS

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Arabis pulchra

PRETTY ROCKCRESS

 


BRASSICACEAE

(Mustard Family)
Chorispora tenella

MUSK MUSTARD

 

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.