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Class:BIOL 2050 - Southern Utah Flora
Subject:Biology
University:Southern Utah University
Term:Fall Semester 2011
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Desert Marigold Baileya Multiradiata
 grows in distrurbed areas (by roadsides) yellow flower
Herons Bill Erodium Cicutarium 
forage for cattle purple flower
Creosote Larrea tridentata is known as Creosote bush as a plant, chaparral as a medicinal herb, and as "gobernadora" in Mexico, Spanish for "governess," due to its ability to secure more water by inhibiting the growth of nearby plants.
Burr Sage Ambrosia Dumosa

Dried flowers become burrs that stick in socks

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Cholla Cactus Cylindropuntia is a genus of cacti, containing the chollas.
Jumping cactus
Mormon Tea Ephedra Nevadensis
Ephedra is a genus of gymnosperm shrubs, the only genus in its family, Ephedraceae, and order, Ephedrales.
Beavertail Cactus Opuntia basilaris, 
Sweet fruit
the Beavertail Cactus, is found in southwest USA, mostly in the Mojave Desert, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, and Colorado Deserts, and also in the Colorado Plateau and northwest Mexico; it ranges through the Grand Canyon and Colorado River region to southern Utah, and in western Arizona, regions along the Lower Colorado River Valley.
Joshua Tree Yucca brevifolia is a plant species belonging to the genus Yucca.

Fruit looks like a potato (edible, Fiber)
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Black Brush Coleogyne Ramosissima
Banana Yucca Yucca Baccata
Big Sage Artemisia tridentata 
Purple Sage Salvia Dori
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Utah Yucca Yucca Utahensis 
Manzanita Arctostaphylos Pungens
Agave Agave Utahensis
Oak Quercus Turbinella
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Wolf brush Moki Berry Lycium Palidum
Rabbit brush Chrysothamnus Nauseosus
Utah Juniper
Juniperus osteosperma 
Pinyon Pine Pinus Edulis
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Globe Mallow Spharalcea Coccinea
Desert Trumpet Eriogonum inflatum
Indian Paintbrush Castilleja Chromosa
Pepper Grass
Lepidium Fremontii
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 Desert MarigoldBaileya Multiradiata
 grows in distrurbed areas (by roadsides) yellow flower
 Herons BillErodium Cicutarium 
forage for cattle purple flower
 CreosoteLarrea tridentata is known as Creosote bush as a plant, chaparral as a medicinal herb, and as "gobernadora" in Mexico, Spanish for "governess," due to its ability to secure more water by inhibiting the growth of nearby plants.
 Burr SageAmbrosia Dumosa

Dried flowers become burrs that stick in socks

 Cholla CactusCylindropuntia is a genus of cacti, containing the chollas.
Jumping cactus
 Mormon TeaEphedra Nevadensis
Ephedra is a genus of gymnosperm shrubs, the only genus in its family, Ephedraceae, and order, Ephedrales.
 Beavertail CactusOpuntia basilaris, 
Sweet fruit
the Beavertail Cactus, is found in southwest USA, mostly in the Mojave Desert, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, and Colorado Deserts, and also in the Colorado Plateau and northwest Mexico; it ranges through the Grand Canyon and Colorado River region to southern Utah, and in western Arizona, regions along the Lower Colorado River Valley.
 Joshua TreeYucca brevifolia is a plant species belonging to the genus Yucca.

Fruit looks like a potato (edible, Fiber)
 Black BrushColeogyne Ramosissima
 Banana YuccaYucca Baccata
 Big SageArtemisia tridentata 
 Purple SageSalvia Dori
 Utah YuccaYucca Utahensis 
 ManzanitaArctostaphylos Pungens
 AgaveAgave Utahensis
 OakQuercus Turbinella
 Wolf brushMoki Berry Lycium Palidum
 Rabbit brushChrysothamnus Nauseosus
 Utah Juniper
Juniperus osteosperma 
 Pinyon PinePinus Edulis
 Globe MallowSpharalcea Coccinea
 Desert TrumpetEriogonum inflatum
 Indian PaintbrushCastilleja Chromosa
 Pepper Grass
Lepidium Fremontii
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