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September Flowers Page 6


POLYGONACEAE

(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum infatum

DESERT TRUMPET

 


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum microthecum

SLENDER BUCKWHEAT

 
Eriogonum microthecum
    


RANUNCULACEAE
(Buttercup Family)
Clematis ligusticifolia

WHITE VIRGINS-BOWER

 


ROSACEAE

(Rose Family)
Purshia mexicana

CLIFFROSE

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE

(Figwort Family)
Castilleja linariifolia

LINEARLEAF PAINTBRUSH

 
Castilleja linariifolia
    


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Cordylanthus wrightii

WRIGHT'S BIRDSBEAK

 


SCROPHULARIACEAE
(Figwort Family)
Mimulus eastwoodiae

SCARLET MONKEY-FLOWER

 


SOLANACEAE

(Potato Family)
Datura wrightii

SACRED DATURA

 
Datura wrightii
    


TAMARICACEAE

(Tamarisk Family)
Tamarix chinensis

TAMARISK

 


ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
(Caltrop Family)
Tribulus terrestris


GOAT-HEAD (PUNCTURE VINE; CALTROP)

Did You Know?

Desert Bighorn Sheep

Once feared of becoming extinct, desert bighorn sheep are making a tentative comeback in southeast Utah due to reintroduction efforts by the National Park Service. There are roughly 50 sheep in Arches, though their shy nature keeps them well-hidden from most visitors. More...