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): Many-flowered Stoneseed, Southwestern Stoneseed, Pretty Stoneseed, Manyflower Gromwell
Scientific Name: Lithospermum multiflorum
Size (height) English & Metric: 8-24" (24-62cm)
Habitat: Hills, canyons, and mountain slopes
Flowering Season (for Bryce region): May - August
Range: Southern third of Utah, east to Colorado, and south to northern New Mexico.
When and where to see at Bryce:
Densmoore, Frances 1991. How Indians Used Wild Plants for Food Medicine and Crafts, Dover Publications.
Welsh, Treshow, and Moore. 1965. Common Utah Plants. Brigham Young University. Provo, Utah.
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...