• 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?

Landscape Arch

Landscape Arch is the longest arch in Arches National Park, measuring 306 feet from base to base. In 1991, a massive slab of rock fell from its underside, resulting in an even thinner ribbon of rock.