South Cathedral Bluffs
Location: Rio Blanco County
Size: 1330 acres
Land Manager: Bureau of Land Management
Spectacular Green River shale bluffs in this natural area provide habitat for three rare plant species: Thalictrum heliophilum (sun-loving meadowrue), Lesquerella parviflora (Picence bladderpod), and Gentianella tortuosa (Utah gentian). The site is the type locality or area considered to be characteristic for Lesquerella parviflora. The 2000-foot high bluffs provide a wide view to the south, east and north.