April Flowers

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ACERACEAE (Maple Family)
Acer negundo
BOXELDER
 
AGAVACEAE (Yucca Family)
Yucca harrimaniae
HARRIMAN'S YUCCA
 
Yucca harrimaniae

    

ANACARDIACEAE (Cashew Family)
Rhus aromatica
SKUNKBUSH
 
APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Cymopterus acaulis var. fendleri
FENDLER'S SPRING-PARSLEY
 
Cymopterus acaulis

    

APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Cymopterus newberryi
SWEETROOT SPRING-PARSLEY
 
Cymopterus newberryi

    

APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Cymopterus purpurascens
WIDEWING SPRING-PARSLEY
 
APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Cymopterus purpureus var. purpureus
PURPLE SPRING-PARSLEY
 
APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Lomatium latilobum
CANYONLANDS BISCUITROOT
 
APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Lomatium parryi
PARRY'S BISCUITROOT
 
 
Apocynaceae_Amsonia_tomentosa2
APOCYNACEAE (Dogbane Family)
Amsonia tomentosa
TOMENTOSE AMSONIA
 
Asclepiadaceae_Asclepias_cryptoceras2
ASCLEPIADACEAE (Milkweed Family)
Asclepias cryptoceras
PALLID MILKWEED
 
Asclepiadaceae_Asclepias_macrosperma2
ASCLEPIADACEAE (Milkweed Family)
Asclepias macrosperma
DWARF MILKWEED
 
Asteraceae_Artemisia_spinescens2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Artemisia spinescens
BUDSAGE
 
Asteraceae_Chaenactis_stevioides2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Chaenactis stevioides
STEVIA DUSTY-MAIDEN
 
Asteraceae_Chaetopappa_ericoides2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Chaetopappa ericoides
ROSE-HEATH
 
Asteraceae_Chrysopsis_villosa2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Chrysopsis villosa
HAIRY GOLDENASTER
 
Asteraceae_Erigeron_pulcherrimus2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Erigeron pulcherrimus
BASIN DAISY
 
Asteraceae_Erigeron_utahensis2
ASATERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Erigeron utahensis
UTAH DAISY
 
Asteraceae_Gaillardia_pinnatifida2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Gaillardia pinnatifida
HOPI BLANKETFLOWER
 
Asteraceae_Haplopappus_armerioides2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Haplopappus armerioides
THRIFTY GOLDENWEED
 
Asteraceae_Helianthus_annuus2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Helianthus annuus
COMMON SUNFLOWER
 
Asteraceae_Helianthus_petiolaris2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Helianthus petiolaris
PRAIRIE SUNFLOWER
 
Asteraceae_Hymenopappus_filifolius2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Hymenopappus filifolius
HYALINEHERB
 
Asteraceae_Hymenoxys_acaulis2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Hymenoxys acaulis
STEMLESS WOOLLYBASE
 
Asteraceae_Machaeranthera_canescens2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Machaeranthera canescens
HOARY SPINE ASTER
 
Asteraceae_Platyschkuhria_integrifolia2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Platyschkuhria integrifolia
NAKEDSTEM BAHIA
 
Asteraceae_Senecio_multilobatus2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Senecio multilobatus
UINTA GROUNDSEL
Asteraceae_Townsendia_incana2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Townsendia incana
SILVERY TOWNSENDIA
 
Asteraceae_Wyethia_scabra2
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Wyethia scabra
ROUGH MULESEARS
 
Asteraceae_Xylorhiza_venusta4
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Xylorhiza venusta
CISCO WOODY ASTER
 
Berberidaceae_Mahonia_fremontii2
BERBERIDACEAE (Barberry Family)
Mahonia fremontii
FREMONT'S MAHONIA
 
Boraginaceae_Cryptantha_crassisepala2
BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family)
Cryptantha crassisepala
PLAINS CRYPTANTH
 
Boraginaceae_Cryptantha_flava2
BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family)
Cryptantha flava
YELLOW CRYPTANTH
 
Boraginaceae_Cryptantha_flavoculata2
BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family)
Cryptantha flavoculata
YELLOW-EYE CRYPTANTH
 
Boraginaceae_Cryptantha_pterocarya2
BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family)
Cryptantha pterocarya
WING-NUT CRYPTANTH
 
Boraginaceae_Cryptantha_tenuis2
BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family)
Cryptantha tenuis
SLENDER CRYPTANTH
Boraginaceae_Lappula_occidentalis2
BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family)
Lappula occidentalis
WESTERN STICKSEED
 
Boraginaceae_Lithospermum_incisum2
BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family)
Lithospermum incisum
SHOWY STONESEED
 
Brassicaceae_Arabis_perennans2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Arabis perennans
COMMON ROCKCRESS
 
Brassicaceae_Arabis_pulchra2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Arabis pulchra
PRETTY ROCKCRESS
 
Brassicaceae_Chorispora_tenella2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Chorispora tenella
MUSK MUSTARD
 
Brassicaceae_Descurainia_sophia2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Descurainia sophia
FLIXWEED
 
Brassicaceae_Dithyrea_wislizenii2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Dithyrea wislizenii
SPECTACLE-POD
 
Brassicaceae_Draba_cuneifolia2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Draba cuneifolia
WEDGELEAF
 
Brassicaceae_Erysimum_asperum2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Erysimum asperum
WALLFLOWER
Brassicaceae_Lepidium_montanum2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Lepidium montanum
MOUNTAIN PEPPERPLANT
 
Brassicaceae_Malcolmia_africana2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Malcolmia africana
AFRICAN MUSTARD
 
Brassicaceae_Physaria_acutifolia2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Physaria acutifolia
RYDBERG'S TWINPOD
 
Brassicaceae_Sisymbrium_altissimum2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Sisymbrium altissimum
TUMBLING MUSTARD
 
Brassicaceae_Stanleya_pinnata2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Stanleya pinnata
PRINCE'S PLUME
 
Brassicaceae_Streptanthella_longirostris2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Streptanthella longirostris
BEAKPOD NIPPLETWIST
 
Brassicaceae_Streptanthus_cordatus2
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Streptanthus cordatus
HEARTLEAF TWISTFLOWER
 
Cactaceae_Echinocereus_triglochidiatus2
CACTACEAE (Cactus Family)
Echinocereus triglochidiatus
CLARETCUP
 
Cactaceae_Opuntia_phaecantha2
CACTACEAE (Cactus Family)
Opuntia phaecantha
BERRY PRICKLYPEAR
Cactaceae_Opuntia_polyacantha4
CACTACEAE (Cactus Family)
Opuntia polyacantha
CENTRAL PRICKLYPEAR
 
Cactaceae_Sclerocactus_whipplei2
CACTACEAE (Cactus Family)
Sclerocactus whipplei
WHIPPLE'S FISHHOOK
 
Capparaceae_Cleome_lutea2
CAPPARACEAE (Caper Family)
Cleome lutea
YELLOW BEEPLANT
 
Caprifoliaceae_Symphoricarpos_longiflorus2
CAPRIFOLIACEAE (Honeysuckle Family)
Symphoricarpos longiflorus
LONGFLOWER SNOWBERRY
 
Chenopodiaceae_Atriplex_canescens2
CHENOPODIACEAE (Goosefoot Family)
Atriplex canescens
FOUR-WING SALTBUSH
 
Chenopodiaceae_Atriplex_confertifolia2
CHENOPODIACEAE (Goosefoot Family)
Atriplex confertifolia
SHADSCALE
 
Chenopodiaceae_Grayia_spinosa2
CHENOPODIACEAE (Goosefoot Family)
Grayia spinosa
SPINY HOPSAGE
 
Chenopodiaceae_Zuckia_brandegei2
CHENOPODIACEAE (Goosefoot Family)
Zuckia brandegei
SILTBUSH
 
Convolvulaceae_Convolvulus_arvensis2
CONVOLVULACEAE (Convolvulus Family)
Convolvulus arvensis
BINDWEED
Cupressaceae_Juniperus_osteosperma2
CUPRESSACEAE (Cypress Family)
Juniperus osteosperma
UTAH JUNIPER
 
Elaeagnaceae_Elaeagnus_angustifolia2
ELAEAGNACEAE (Oleaster Family)
Elaeagnus angustifolia
RUSSIAN OLIVE
 
Ephedraceae_Ephedra_torreyana2
EPHEDRACEAE (Jointfir Family)
Ephedra torreyana
TORREY'S MORMON TEA
 
Ephedraceae_Ephedra_viridis2
EPHEDRACEAE (Jointfir Family)
Ephedra viridis
MORMON TEA
 
Euphorbiaceae_Chamaesyce_fendleri2
EUPHORBIACEAE (Spurge Family)
Chamaesyce fendleri
FENDLER'S SPURGE
 
Euphorbiaceae_Euphorbia_brachycera2
EUPHORBIACEAE (Spurge Family)
Euphorbia brachycera
SHORTHORN SPURGE
 
Fabaceae_Astragalus_amphioxys2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Astragalus amphioxys
CRESCENT MILKVETCH
 
Fabaceae_Astragalus_ceramicus2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Astragalus ceramicus
PAINTED MILKVETCH
 
Fabaceae_Astragalus_desperatus2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Astragalus desperatus
RIMROCK MILKVETCH
Fabaceae_Astragalus_lentiginosus2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Astragalus lentiginosus
FRECKLED MILKVETCH
 
Fabaceae_Astragalus_mollissimus2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Astragalus mollissimus
WOOLLY LOCOWEED
 
Fabaceae_Astragalus_praelongus2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Astragalus praelongus
STINKING MILKVETCH
 
Fabaceae_Hedysarum_boreale2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Hedysarum boreale
NORTHERN SWEETVETCH
 
Fabaceae_Lupinus_pusillus2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Lupinus pusillus
DWARF LUPINE
 
Fabaceae_Melilotus_officinalis2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Melilotus officinalis
YELLOW SWEET-CLOVER
 
Fabaceae_Sophora_stenophylla2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Sophora stenophylla
SILVERY SOPHORA
 
Fagaceae_Quercus_havardii2
FAGACEAE (Beech Family)
Quercus havardii
SHINNERY OAK
 
Fumariaceae_Corydalis_aurea2
FUMARIACEAE (Bleedingheart Family)
Corydalis aurea
GOLDEN CORYDALIS
Gentianaceae_Swertia_utahensis2
GENTIANACEAE (Gentian Family)
Swertia utahensis
UTAH SWERTIA
 
Geraniaceae_Erodium_cicutarium2
GERANIACEAE (Geranium Family)
Erodium cicutarium
STORKSBILL
 
Hydrophyllaceae_Phacelia_crenulata2
HYDROPHYLLACEAE (Waterleaf Family)
Phacelia crenulata
SCORPIONWEED
 
Lamiaceae_Poliomintha_incana2
LAMIACEAE (Mint Family)
Poliomintha incana
ROSEMARY MINT
 
Liliaceae_Allium_textile2
LILIACEAE (Lily Family)
Allium textile
PRAIRIE WILD ONION
 
Liliaceae_Androstephium_breviflorum2
LILIACEAE (Lily Family)
Androstephium breviflorum
FUNNEL LILY
 
Liliaceae_Calochortus_nuttallii4
LILIACEAE (Lily Family)
Calochortus nuttallii
SEGO LILY
 
Loasaceae_Mentzelia_sp2
LOASACEAE (Loasa Family)
Mentzelia sp.
BLAZING STAR
 
Malvaceae_Sphaeralcea_coccinea2
MALVACEAE (Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea coccinea
SCARLET GLOBEMALLOW
Malvaceae_Sphaeralcea_leptophylla2
MALVACEAE (Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea leptophylla
SLENDERLEAF GLOBEMALLOW
 
Malvaceae_Sphaeralcea_parvifolia2
MALVACEAE (Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea parvifolia
SMALL-LEAF GLOBEMALLOW
 
Nyctaginaceae_Abronia_fragrans2
NYCTAGINACEAE (Four O'Clock Family)
Abronia fragrans
SAND-VERBENA
 
Nyctaginaceae_Allionia_incarnata2
NYCTAGINACEAE (Four O'Clock Family)
Allionia incarnata
TRAILING WINDMILLS
 
Oleaceae_Fraxinus_anomala2
OLEACEAE (Olive Family)
Fraxinus anomala
SINGLELEAF ASH
 
Onagraceae_Oenothera_caespitosa2
ONAGRACEAE (Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera caespitosa
DWARF EVENING-PRIMROSE
 
Onagraceae_Oenothera_longissima2
ONAGRACEAE (Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera longissima
BRIDGES EVENING-PRIMROSE
 
Onagraceae_Oenothera_pallida2
ONAGRACEAE (Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera pallida
PALE EVENING-PRIMROSE
 
Orchidaceae_Epipactus_gigantea2
ORCHIDACEAE (Orchid Family)
Epipactus gigantea
GIANT EPIPACTUS
Plantaginaceae_Plantago_patagonica2
PLANTAGINACEAE (Plantain Family)
Plantago patagonica
WOOLLY PLANTAIN
 
Polemoniaceae_Phlox_austromontana2
POLEMONIACEAE (Phlox Family)
Phlox austromontana
DESERT PHLOX
 
Polygonaceae_Eriogonum_alatum2
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum alatum
WINGED BUCKWHEAT
 
Polygonaceae_Eriogonum_bicolor2
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum bicolor
PRETTY BUCKWHEAT
 
Polygonaceae_Eriogonum_inflatum2
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum inflatum
DESERT TRUMPET
 
Polygonaceae_Eriogonum_microthecum2
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum microthecum
SLENDER BUCKWHEAT
 
Polygonaceae_Eriogonum_ovalifolium2
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum ovalifolium
CUSHION BUCKWHEAT
 
Polygonaceae_Rumex_hymenosepalus3
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Rumex hymenosepalus
CANAIGRE
 
Primulaceae_Primula_specuicola2
PRIMULACEAE (Primrose Family)
Primula specuicola
CAVE PRIMROSE
Ranunculaceae_Aquilegia_micrantha2
RANUNCULACEAE (Buttercup Family)
Aquilegia micrantha
ALCOVE COLUMBINE
 
Ranunculaceae_Delphinium_nuttallianum2
RANUNCULACEAE (Buttercup Family)
Delphinium nuttallianum
BILOBE LARKSPUR
 
Ranunculaceae_Ranunculus_testiculatus2
RANUNCULACEAE (Buttercup Family)
Ranunculus testiculatus
BUR BUTTERCUP
 
Rhamnaceae_Rhamnus_betulifolia2
RHAMNACEAE (Buckthorn Family)
Rhamnus betulifolia
BIRCHLEAF BUCKTHORN
 
Rosaceae_Amelanchier_utahensis2
ROSACEAE (Rose Family)
Amelanchier utahensis
UTAH SERVICEBERRY
 
Rosaceae_Cercocarpus_intricatus2
ROSACEAE (Rose Family)
Cercocarpus intricatus
DWARF MOUNTAIN-MAHOGANY
 
Rosaceae_Cercocarpus_montanus2
ROSACEAE (Rose Family)
Cercocarpus montanus
ALDER-LEAF MOUNTAIN-MAHOGANY
 
Rosaceae_Coleogyne_ramosissima2
ROSACEAE (Rose Family)
Coleogyne ramosissima
BLACKBRUSH
 
Rosaceae_Purshia_mexicana2
ROSACEAE (Rose Family)
Purshia mexicana
CLIFFROSE
Salicaceae_Populus_fremontii4
SALICACEAE (Willow Family)
Populus fremontii
FREMONT'S COTTONWOOD
 
Santalaceae_Comandra_umbellata2
SANTALACEAE (Sandalwood Family)
Comandra umbellata
BASTARD TOADFLAX
 
Saxifragaceae_Fendlera_rupicola2
SAXIFRAGACEAE (Saxifrage Family)
Fendlera rupicola
FENDLERBUSH
 
Scrophulariaceae_Castilleja_chromosa2
SCROPHULARIACEAE (Figwort Family)
Castilleja chromosa
COMMON PAINTBRUSH
 
Scrophulariaceae_Penstemon_cyanocaulis2
SCROPHULARIACEAE (Figwort Family)
Penstemon cyanocaulis
BLUESTEM PENSTEMON
 
Scrophulariaceae_Penstemon_eatonii2
SCROPHULARIACEAE (Figwort Family)
Penstemon eatonii
EATON'S PENSTEMON
 
Scrophulariaceae_Penstemon_utahensis2
SCROPHULARIACEAE (Figwort Family)
Penstemon utahensis
UTAH PENSTEMON
 
Tamaricaceae_Tamarix_chinensis2
TAMARICACEAE (Tamarisk Family)
Tamarix chinensis
TAMARISK
 
Ulmaceae_Ulmus_pumila2
ULMACEAE (Elm Family)
Ulmus pumila
SIBERIAN ELM

Last updated: January 4, 2016

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