Back Country Campsite Closed
Due to bear activity at Bryce Canyon's back-country, the following campsite has been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek
Common Name(s): Rock Columbine, Dwarf Blue Columbine
Scientific Name: Aquilegia scopulorum
Size (height) English & Metric: 6-8" (15-20 cm)
Habitat: Steep, eroded slopes
Flowering Season (for Bryce region): May - July
Range: Gravelly, subalpine areas in Utah
When and where to see at Bryce:
Spence, John and Buchanan, Hayle. 1993. "1993 Update, Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah." The Great Basin Naturalist, Volume 53, No. 3.
Did You Know?
Stargazers have been coming to Bryce Canyon for centuries. The first "formal" star gazing programs began in 1969. Read "A Brief History..." by clicking the "more" link below. More...