Wildflowers

Mirabilis multiflora 4 o'clock
Mirabilis multiflora 4 o'clock

Hallie Larsen/NPS

Petrified Forest Flowers (as of 5/22/10)

*Non-native

Ephedraceae

Ephedranevadensis Nevada jointfir

Ephedratorreyana Torrey's jointfir

Ephedra viridis Mormon tea

Agavaceae

Yuccaangustissima var. angustissima narrowleaf yucca

Yucca baccata banana yucca

Anacardiaceae

Rhus trilobata skunkbush sumac

Apiaceae

Cymopterusacaulis var. fendleri Fendler's springparsley

Cymopterus bulbosus bulbous springparsley

Asclepiadaceae

Asclepias asperula Spider milkweed, Antelope horns, Green-flowered milkweed

Asteraceae

Chaenactis macrantha bighead dustymaiden, showy dustymaiden

Chaenactis stevioides Steve’s dustymaiden

Chaetopappa ericoides rose heath

Heterotheca villosa var. foliosa hairy false goldenaster

Heterotheca villosa var. villosa hairy false goldenaster

Machaeranthera gracilis slender goldenweed

Malacothrix fendleri sowthistle desert dandelion

Malacothrix sonchoides sowthistle desert dandelion

Pectis angustifolia lemon scent

Senecio flaccidus var. flaccidus threadleaf groundsel

Tetraneuris acaulis stemless four-nervedaisy

Tetraneuris ivesiana Ive’s fournerved daisy

Tragopogon dubius* yellow salsify

Tragopogon pratensis* meadow salsify

Boraginaceae

Cryptantha crassisepala thicksepal catseye, plains cryptanth

Cryptantha pterocarya wingnut cryptantha

Brassicaceae

Cardaria draba* whitetop

Descurainia incana ssp. incisa mountain tansymustard

Descurainia obtuse ssp. obtusa blunt tansymustard

Descurainia pinnata western tansymustard

Dimorphocarpa wislizeni Touristplant, spectaclepod

Lepidium lasiocarpum shaggyfruit pepperweed, hispidcress

Lepidium montanum var. glabrum mountain pepperweed

Lesquerella fendleri Fendler’s bladderpod

Lesquerella gordonii Gordon’s bladderpod

Lesquerella intermedia mid bladderpod, Watson bladderpod

Stanleya pinnata desert princeplume

Fabaceae

Astragalus albulus cibola milkvetch

Astragalus amphioxys var. amphioxys crescent milkvetch

Astragalus flavus yellow milkvetch

Astragalus lentiginosus var. diphysus specklepod milkvetch, freckled milkvetch

Astragalus mollissimus var. thompsoniae woolly locoweed

Geraniaceae

Erodium cicutarium* redstem stork's bill

Hydrophyllaceae

Phaceliacrenulata var. corrugata cleftleaf wildheiotrope

Phaceliaintegrifolia var. integrifolia gypsum phacelia

Liliaceae

Calochortus aureus golden mariposa lily

Linaceae

Linum lewisii prairie flax

Loasaceae

Mentzeliaalbicaulis whitestem blazingstar

Malvaceae

Sphaeralcea ambigua desert globemallow

Sphaeralcea hastulata spear globemallow

Sphaeralcea incana var. cuneata gray globemallow

Sphaeralcea incana ssp. incana soft globemallow

Sphaeralcea parvifolia small globemallow, Nelson globemallow

Onagraceae

Gaura coccinea scarlet beeblossom, scarlet guara

Oenothera albicaulis whitest eveningprimrose, whitestem eveningprimrose

Oenothera caespitosa ssp. caespitosa tufted eveningprimrose

Oenothera caespitosa ssp. crinita tufted eveningprimrose, morning-lily

Oenothera deltoides birdcage eveningprimrose, annual eveningprimrose

Oenothera pallida pale evening-primrose

Oenothera pallida ssp. runcinata evening-primrose

Ranunculaceae

Delphinium scaposum tall mountain larkspur

Rosaceae

Purshia stansburiana Stansbury cliffrose

Santalaceae

Comandra umbellata ssp. pallida pale bastard toadflax

Scrophulariaceae

Castilleja applegatei ssp. martinii wavyleaf Indian paintbrush, common paintbrush

Castilleja integra wholeleaf Indian paintbrush

Castilleja linariifolia Wyoming Indian paintbrush, narrowleaf paintbrush

Tamaricaceae

Tamarix chinensis* fivestamen tamarix, saltcedar

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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