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    Arches

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September Flowers Page 5


MALVACEAE

(Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea parvifolia

SMALL-LEAF GLOBEMALLOW

 


NYCTAGINACEAE
(Four O'Clock Family)
Abronia fragrans

SAND-VERBENA

 
Abronia fragrans
    


NYCTAGINACEAE
(Four O'Clock Family)
Allionia incarnata

TRAILING WINDMILLS

 


NYCTAGINACEAE

(Four O'Clock Family)
Mirabilis linearis

NARROWLEAF UMBRELLAWORT

 


ONAGRACEAE

(Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera caespitosa

DWARF EVENING-PRIMROSE

 
Oenothera caespitosa
    


ONAGRACEAE
(Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera longissima

BRIDGES EVENING-PRIMROSE

 


ONAGRACEAE
(Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera pallida

PALE EVENING-PRIMROSE

 


POLEMONIACEAE

(Phlox Family)
Ipomopsis aggregata

SCARLET GILIA

 
Ipomopsis aggregata
    


POLYGONACEAE

(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum corymbosum

CORYMBED BUCKWHEAT

 

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.