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Naturescape Garden

The Naturescape Garden is located in the southeast corner of the Westminster Campus, positioned along the south and west sides of Dumke field. Plants in this garden consist primarily of drought-resistant native Utah species that provide food and shelter for wildlife. A water harvesting system collects rain water to use for irrigating the south side of the Naturescape Garden. 

 

Plants found in the Naturescape Garden:

  • Golden Current, Ribes Aureum 
  • Quaking Aspen, Populus Tremuloides
  • Woods Rose, Rosa Woodsii
  • Rocky Mountain Maple, Acer Glabrum
  • Snowberry, Symphoricapos Alba
  • Beechleaf/True Mountain Mahogany, Cercocarpus Montanus 
  • Rocky Mountain Iris, Iris Missouriensis
  • Black Hawthorn, Crataegus Douglasii
  • Blue Flax, Linum Lewisii
  • Ponderosa Pine, Pinus Ponderosa
  • Silver Buffaloberry, Shepherdia Argentea
  • Lodgepole Pine, Pinus Contorta Latifolia 
  • Western Red Birch, Betula Occidentalis Fontinalis
  • Choke Cherry, Prunus Virginiana var. Melanocarpa
  • Three Leaf Sumac/Skunk Brush, Rhus Trilobata
  • Big Tooth Maple, Acer Grandidentatum 
  • Gamble Oak, Quercus Gambelii
  • Bearberry/Kinnikinik, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi
  • Pontentilla, Potentilla Fruiticosa
  • Drummond Willow, Salix Drummondiana
  • Tufted Hairgrass, Deschampsia Caespitosa
  • Rocky Mountain Juniper, Juniperus Scopulorum 
  • Curleaf Mountain Mahogany, Cerocarpus Ledifolius
  • Utah Northern Sweetvetch, Hedysarum Boreala
  • Munro Globemallow, Sphaeralcea Munroana
  • Rocky Mountain Beeplant, Cleome Serrulata
  • Pinion Pine, Pinus Edulis
  • Cream Brush, Holodiscus Discolor
  • Utah Serviceberry, Amelanchier Utahensis
  • Ocean Spray, Holodiscus Dumosa