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Zion National Park

TREES:
Birch Family (Betulaceae)
Water/River birch - Betula occidentalis

Bittersweet/Staff tree family (Celastraceae)
Myrtle pachystima/mountain-lover - Pachystima myrsinites

Elm Family (Ulmaceae)
Hackberry - Celtis reticulata

Juniper or Cypress Family   (Cupressaceae)
Arizona cypress - Cupressaceae glabra (Common)
Utah juniper - Juniperus osteosperma (Common)
Rocky Mountain juniper - Juniperus scopulorum (Common)

Maple Family (Aceraceae)
Bigtooth maple - Acer grandidentatum
Rocky Mountain maple - Acer glabrum
Boxelder - Acer negundo

Oak Family (Fagaceae)
Gambel oak - Quercus gambelii (Common)
Shrub live oak - Quercus turbinella
Wavyleaf oak - Quercus undulata

Olive Family (Oleaceae)
Singleleaf ash - Fraxinus anomala
Desert/Velvet ash - Fraxinus velutina

Paradise Tree Family (Simaroubaceae)
Ailanthus or paradise tree - Ailanthus altissima

Pea Family (Leguminosae)
New Mexico locust - Robinia neomexicana
Black locust -  Robinia pseudoacacia

Pine Family (Pinaceae)
Douglas fir - Pseudotsuga menziesii (Common)
Pinyon/nut pine - Pinus edulis (Common)
Ponderosa pine - Pinus ponderosa (Common)
Singleleaf pinyon - Pinus monophylla (Common)
White fir - Abies concolor (Common)

Rose Family (Rosaceae)
Apple tree -
Pear tree -

Tamarix Family (Tamaricaceae)
Tamarisk or Saltcedar - Tamarix pentandra

Willow Family (Salicaceae)
Fremont cottonwood - Populus fremontii (Common)
Narrowleaf cottonwood - Populus angustifolia (Rare)
Quaking aspen - Populus tremuloides
Drummond willow - Salix drummondiana
Sandbar/coyote willow - Salix exigua
Geyer willow - Salix geyeriana
Red/polished willow - Salix laevigata
Arroyo willow - Salix lasiolepis
Whiplash willow - Salix lasiandra caudata
Yellow willow - Salix lutea
Blueberry willow - Salix myrtilifolia
Black willow - Salix nigra venulosa
Scouler willow - Salix scouleriana


 

 
SHRUBS:
Agave Family (Agavaceae)
Datil yucca - Yucca baccata
Utah yucca - Yucca angustissima

Amaranth Family (Amaranthaceae)
Pigweed - Amaranthus graecizans

Barberry Family (Berberidaceae)
Creeping hollygrape - Berberis repens
Freemont barberry - Berberis fremontii

Buckthorn Family (Rhamnaceae)
Fendler ceanothus/buckbrush - Ceanothus fendleri

Buckwheat Family (Polygonaceae)
Sulphur flower - Eriogonum umbellatum
Slickrock sulphur flower - Eriogonum jamesii rupicola
Thompson eriogonum - Eriogonum thompsonae
White-flowered thompson eriogonum - Eriogonum thompsonae albiflorum
Zion desert trumpet - Eriogonum zionis
Desert trumpet - Eriogonum inflatum
Winged eriogonum - Eriogonum alatum
Redroot eriogonum - Eriogonum racemosum
Nodding eriogonum - Eriogonum cernuum
Broom eriogonum - Eriogonum davidsonii
Sorrel eriogonum - Eriogonum polycladon
Calfornia buckwheat - Eriogonum fasciculatum
Slenderbush eriogonum - Eriogonum microthecum
Sawatch knotweed - Polygonum sawatchense
Douglas knotweed - Polygonum douglasii
Bushy knotweed - Polygonum ramosissimum
Prostrate knotweed - Polygonum aviculare
Cornbind - Polygonum convolvulus
Thurber chorizanthe - Chorizanthe thurberi (Rare)
Canaigre/wild rhubarb - Rumex hymenosepalus
Curly dock - Rumex cripus
Mexican dock - Rumex mexicanus
Utah dock - Rumex utahensis

Buttercup or Crowfoot Family (Ranunculaceae)
Subalpine clematis - Clematis pseudoalpina
Cliff columbine - Aquilegia triternata
Golden columbine - Aquilegia chrysantha
Sagebrush buttercup - Ranunculus ellipticus
Bur-buttercup - Ranunculus testiculatus
Sand buttercup - Ranunculus juniperinus
Shore buttercup - Ranunculus cymbalaria
Nelson larkspur - Delphinium nelsonii
Desert larkspur - Delphinium parishii
Fendler meadowrue - Thalictrum fendleri

Caltrop Family (Zygophyllaceae)
Creosote bush - Larrea divaricata
Puncture-vine - Tribulus terrestris

Caper Family (Capparidaceae)
Yellow beeplant/spiderflower - Cleome lutea
Rocky Mountain beeplant - Cleome serrulata

Cashew/Sumac Family (Anacardiaceae)
Squawbush/threeleaf sumac - Rhus trilobata
Utah squawbush - Rhus trilobata simplicifiolia
Smooth sumac - Rhus glabra
Poison ivy - Rhus radicans

Composite Family (Compositae)
Old man sagebrush - Artemisia filifolia
Big sagebrush - Artemisia tridentata
Waterwillow - Baccharis emoryi
Rabbitbrush - Chrysothamnus
Broomweed/Snakeweed - Gutierrezia sarothrae
Bush encelia - Encelia frutescens virginensis

Dogwood Family (Cornaceae)
Red-osier dogwood - Cornus stolonifera

Four-O'Clock Family (Nyctaginaceae)
Colorado four-o'clock - Mirabilis multiflora
Trailing allionia - Allionia incarnata
Fragrant sand-verbena - Abronia fragrans

Fumitory Family(Fumariaceae)
Goldensmoke- Corydalis aurea

Goosefoot Family (Chenopodiaceae)
Four-wing saltbush - Atriplex canescens
Lambsquarters - Chenopodium album
Fremont Goosefoot - Chenopodium fremontii
Russian thistle - Salsola kali

Grape Family (Vitaceae)
Canyon wild grape - Vitis arizonica

Heath Family (Ericaceae)
Manzanita - Arctostaphylos

Honeysuckle Family (Caprifioliaceae)
Elderberry - Sambucus caerulea
Snowberry - Symphoricarpos

Joint-Fir Family (Ephedraceae)
Mormon tea - Ephedra viridis
Nevada ephedra - Ephedra nevadensis
Torrey ephedra - Ephedra torreyana

Mint Family (Labiatae or Lamiaceae)
Desert sage - Salvia dorrii carnosa

Mustard Family (Cruciferae)
Princesplume - Stanleya pinnata (Common)
Wallflower - Erysimum capitatum
Bladderpod - Lesquerella intermedia
Utah bladderpod - Lesquetella utahensis
Twinpod - Physaria chambersii
Newberry twinpod - Physaria newberryi
Early draba - Draba asperella
Zion draba - Draba zionis
Watercress - Nasturtium officinale
Desert pepperweed - Lepidium fremontii
Mountain pepperweed - Lepidium montanum
Woolly desert pepperweed - Lepidium lasiocarpum
Denseflowered lepidium - Lepidium densiflorum
Spectaclepod - Dithyrea wislizenii
Lacepod - Thysanocarpus amplectens
Fendler pennycress/wild candytuft - Thlaspi fendleri
Tall thelypody - Thelypodium integrifolium
Utah thelypody - Thelypodium lasiophyllum
Stanleyella - Stanleyella wrightii
Heartleaf twistflower - Steptanthus cordatus
Perennial rockcress - Arabis perannans
Woody-foot rockcress - Arabis lignifera
Fendler rockcress - Arabis fendleri
Long-beaked streptanthella - Streptanthella longirostris
Squaw cabbage - Caulanthus crassicaulis
Chorispora - Chorispora tenella

Oleaster Family (Elaeagnaceae)
Russian olive - Elaeagnus angustifolia
Roundleaf buffaloberry/silverbush - Shepherdia rotundifolia

Orpine Family (Crassulaceae)
Stonecrop - Sedum lanceolatum
Week-stemmed stonecrop - Sedum debile

Pea Family (Leguminosae)
Indigobush/Desert beauty - Dalea fremontii
Honey mesquite - Prosopis juliflora
New Mexico locust - Robinia neomexicana
Black locust - Robinia pseudoacacia
Prairieclover - Petalostemon searesii
Scurfpea/desert beaverbread - Psoralea castorea
Lemon scurfpea - Psorlea lanceolata
Bigelow scurfpea - Psorlea tenuiflora bigelovii
Licorice - Glycyrrhiza lepidota
Utah clover - Trifolium kingii
Rusby clover - Trifolium longipes
Goldenpea - Thermopsis pinetorum
Longbract deerclover - Lotus longibracteatus
Utah deerclover - Lotus utahensis
Zion sweetpea - Lathyrus zionis
Aspen sweetpea - Lotus leucanthus
American vetch - Vicia americana
Slim vetch - Vicia exigua
Rattleweed milkvetch/straightstem poisonweed - Astragalus praelongus
Zion milkvetch - Astragalus zionis
Silverleafed milkvetch - Astragalus argophyllus
Newberry milkvetch - Astragalus newberryi
Thompson milkvetch - Astragalus thompsonae
Easter egg milkvetch - Astragalus oophorus
Rush-leaved milkvetch - Astragalus convallarius
Nuttall milkvetch - Astragalus nuttallianus
Thompson peteria - Peteria thompsonae
Yelloweye lupine - Lupinus flavoculatus
Orcutt lupine - Lupinus concinnus orcuttii
Columbian lupine - Lupinus latifolius columbianus

Pink Family (Caryophyllaceae)
Shrubby sandwort - Arenaria macradenia
Eastwood sandwort - Arenaria eastwoodiae adenophora
James/tuber starwort - Stellaria jamesiana
Longleaf starwort - Stellaria longifolia
Drummond cockle - Lychnis drummondii
Scouler silene - Silene scouleri

Poppy Family Papaveraceae)
Prickly/thistle poppy - Argemone munita
Desert golden Poppy - Eschscholtzia glyptosperma
Little golden poppy - Eschscholtzia minutiflora

Potato Family (Solanaceae)
Wolfberry/Tomatilla - Lycium pallidum

Purslane Family (Portulacaceae)
Lanceleaf spring beauty - Claytonia lanceolata
Southwestern lewisia/bitterroot - Lewisia brachycalyx
Miners/Indian lettuce - Montia perfoliata
Common purslane - Portulaca oleracea
Prairie fameflower - Talinum parviflorum

Rose Family (Rosaceae)
Saskatoon serviceberry - Amelanchier alnifolia
Utah serviceberry - Amelanchier utahensis
Littleleaf Mountain-mahogany - Cercocarpus intricatus
Curlleaf mountain-mahogany - Cercocarpus ledifiolius
Alderleaf mountain-mahogany - Cercocarpus montanus
Blackbrush - Coleogyne ramosissimum
Western chokecherry - Prunus virginiana melanocarpa
Cliffrose/cowania - Cowania stansburyana
Antelope bitterbrush - Purshia tridentata
Woods wild rose - Rosa woodsii
Whitebark raspberry/blackcap - Rubus leucodermis
Apacheplume - Fallugia paradoxa
Squawapple - Peraphyllum ramosissimum
Desert peachbrush/desert almond - Prunus fasciculata
Mountain spray - Holodiscus dumosus
Rockmat/rockspiraea - Petrophytum caespitosum
Ivesia - Ivesia sabulosa
Leafy cinquefoil - Potentilla fissa

Saxifrage Family (Saxifragaceae)
Cliff jamesia - Jamesia americana
Little mock orange - Philadelphus microphyllus
Squaw currant/wax current - Ribes cereum
Golden currant - Ribes aureum
Small flower parnassia - Parnassia parviflora
Woodland star - Lithophragma tenella
Diamondleaf saxifrage - Saxifraga rhomboidea

Silk-Tassel Family (Garryaceae)
Silk-tassel bush - Garrya flavescens
 
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