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Arches National Park in Grand County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Rubber Rabbitbrush

Chrysothamnus nauseosus

 

— Sunflower family (Asteraceae) —

 
Rubber Rabbitbrush Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
1. Rubber Rabbitbrush Marker
Inscription.  

Height: 2'-7'
Flower: small, in showy yellow clusters
Bloom: late summer-autumn

This common shrub has green photosynthetic stems. In autumn, it is covered by gold blooms. The flowers provide a late-season source of nectar for butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. The Hopi weave stems into wedding belts and use the bark and flowers for dyes.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentNative Americans.
 
Location. 38° 36.974′ N, 109° 37.202′ W. Marker is in Arches National Park, Utah, in Grand County. Marker and plant are adjacent to the Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moab UT 84532, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harriman's Yucca (here, next to this marker); Utah Serviceberry (here, next to this marker); Moab Utah UMTRA Project (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grand Old Ranch House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Ancient Sand Dunes

Rubber Rabbitbrush and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
2. Rubber Rabbitbrush and Marker
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Scott M. Matheson (approx. 4 miles away); Star Hall History (approx. 4.9 miles away); Star Hall (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arches National Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rubber Rabbitbrush Plant Guide (USDA). (Submitted on November 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Rubber Rabbitbrush (Utah Extension). (Submitted on November 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Arches National Park. (Submitted on November 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Rubber Rabbitbrush and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2020
3. Rubber Rabbitbrush and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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