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Red Flowers

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CACTACEAE

(Cactus Family)
Echinocereus triglochidiatus

CLARETCUP

 


POLEMONIACEAE

(Phlox Family)
Ipomopsis aggregata

SCARLET GILIA

 
Ipomopsis aggregata
    


SALICACEAE

(Willow Family)
Populus fremontii

FREMONT'S COTTONWOOD

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Castilleja chromosa

COMMON PAINTBRUSH

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Castilleja linariifolia

LINEARLEAF PAINTBRUSH

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Mimulus eastwoodiae

SCARLET MONKEY-FLOWER

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Penstemon eatonii

EATON'S PENSTEMON

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Penstemon utahensis

UTAH PENSTEMON

 

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.