Common Spring and Summer Wildflowers
of Grand Canyon's South Rim

Wild Candytuft

Wild Candytuft
Blooms early. Small flower ball 1½".

Blue Thickleaf Penstemon

Thickleaf Penstemon
Tubular blue flowers relished by wildlife.

Sego Lily

Sego Lily
Three 1-2 inch petals, single flower.

Lupin Flowers

Lupine
Leaves look like tiny palm trees.

Arizona Thistle

Arizona Thistle
Narrower flower than other thistles.

Larkspur

Barestem Larkspur
Has a spur behind each flower.

Stemless Daisy

Stemless Daisy
About 3” diameter, early in spring.

Prickly Pear Cactus

Desert Prickly Pear
A sprawling cactus with 6-inch pads.

Phlox

Desert Phlox
White or pink. Flowers are one-half inch.

Fleabane

Hairy Fleabane
Common all spring and summer.

Bluebells

MacDougall’s Bluebells
Blue flowers hang from 6-inch plant.

Evening Primrose

Evening Primrose
Three inch flowers last 1 night.

Indian Paintbrush

Indian Paintbrush
Blooms in spring, again in summer.

Salsify

Salsify
Makes a large fluffy seedhead.

Filaree

Filaree
Tiny. Blooms early in spring.




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