• South Window

    Arches

    National Park Utah

Yellow Flowers Page 8


ONAGRACEAE
(Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera longissima

BRIDGES EVENING-PRIMROSE

 


OROBANCHACEAE
(Broomrape Family)
Orobanche fasciculata

CLUSTER CANCERROOT

 
Orobanche fasciculata
    


PINACEAE

(Pine Family)
Pinus edulis

PINYON

 


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum alatum

WINGED BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE

(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum inflatum

DESERT TRUMPET

 
Eriogonum inflatum
    


RANUNCULACEAE
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculus testiculatus

BUR BUTTERCUP

 


ROSACEAE

(Rose Family)
Coleogyne ramosissima

BLACKBRUSH

 


RUBIACEAE

(Madder Family)
Galium multiflorum

SHRUBBY BEDSTRAW

 
Galium multiflorum
    


ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
(Caltrop Family)
Tribulus terrestris


GOAT-HEAD (PUNCTURE VINE; CALTROP)


Did You Know?

Close up of biological soil crust

The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Arches and the surrounding area. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource. More...