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Random Plant: Narrowleaf stoneseed

Blooming throughout the spring, narrowleaf stoneseed (Lithospermum incisum, Boraginaceae) produces some impressive yellow flowers. Although the petals are less than an inch (2.5 cm) across, their long and slender structures can exceed an inch and a half (4 cm) in length. The trumpet-shaped flowers … Continue reading

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Canyonlands National Park

A large, maze-like wilderness of rocky mesas, cliffs, canyons, and rivers, Canyonlands National Park protects an amazing region of southeast Utah. Established in 1964, this park features breathtaking views, imposing landscapes, a fascinating range of geologic features, as well as a variety of … Continue reading

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