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Utah Botanical Gardens

Utah’s indigenous flora has adapted to an incredibly diverse selection of terrain, as evidenced when viewing fields of fragrant sagebrush in the arid desert steppes or the lush meadows of vibrant wildflowers in the high Wasatch Mountains. These local blooms and trees are cultivated alongside exotic vegetation from around the world in public gardens across the state. Botanical centers like Red Butte Garden grow plants for research purposes, but Utah is also home to conservation gardens, learning centers and aesthetic gardens.

Utah Wildflowers

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