• View from the Canyon Rim Trail. Photo by Jeff Kochevar

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    National Monument Colorado

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Trees

Pinyon Pine (Pinus edulis)

Other Names: Pinyon (or Piñon), Two-leaf Pinyon, Two-needle Pinyon, Colorado Pinyon

Rio Grande Cottonwood (Populus deltoides)

Other Names: Fremont's cottonwood, meseta cottonwood

Single-Leaf Ash (Fraxinus anomala)

Other Names: dwarf ash

Did You Know?

collared lizard

With a large head and powerful jaws, the collared lizard is a carnivore. If you wonder why this lizard will hang around long enough for you to take its picture, know that the lizard is protecting its territory! More...