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    Arches

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Click on the common name or scientific name button below to find a listing of some of the most common plants seen at Arches National Park. From these lists, you can click on a common or scientific name to find photographs and a description of that plant.

Click on the plant list button below for a complete listing of plants in Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park and Natural Bridges National Monument.

The nomenclature for the plant list of Arches National Park is based on A Utah Flora by Stanley L. Welsh, N. Duane Atwood, Sherel Goodrich, and Larry C. Higgins (Editors). Where this differs, there is a notation in the plant description.

 
 
 
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Did You Know?

Pine Tree Arch

There are over 2,000 cataloged arches in Arches National Park. In order to be considered an arch, an opening must measure at least three feet (in any direction).