Plants in Arches National Park

By: Caroline

Scarlet Globemallow

Color: Orange

Leaves: Heart shaped, 1.1 to 3.7 centimeters long, 1.2 to 5.2 centimeters wide.

Fruits: schizocarp

Location: Can only be found in Arches National Park near delicate arch.


Color: The color of the flowers can be pink, purple, red, or white

Leaves: Usually spine tipped

Fruits: achene, shelled

Location: On park roads

Giant Epipactis

Color: flowers petal veins are red of pink

Leaves: simple green, 2.2 to 8 cm wide, 5.5 to 20 cm long

Fruits: capsule

Location: near streams and rivers