• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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?

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.