Plant Check List for Ranson/Edwards Homestead Open Space Park, Jefferson County, United States.

Edited by Tom Schweich

This list is assembled from personal collections, herbarium vouchers, and published lists. For California, much of the data is provided by the participants of the Consortium of California Herbaria (http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/consortium/). For Colorado, much of the data is provided by the Southwest Environmental Information Network, which web site is found at (http://swbiodiversity.org). See their respective websites for copyright information and recommended citation formats.

For a complete list of Locations included in this Area List, see the Locations Included section, below.

This page is highly summarized. For detail about the distribution of plants, please see: Detailed Area List for Ranson/Edwards Homestead Open Space Park, Jefferson County, United States.

Pinaceae
[ ] Pinus ponderosa Laws. Ponderosa Pine. R/E

Apiaceae
[ ] Harbouria trachypleura (A. Gray) J.M. Coult. & Rose. (Syn: Thaspium trachypleurum A. Gray ) Whiskbroom Parsley. R/E
[ ] Lomatium orientale J.M. Coult. & Rose. Northern Idaho Biscuitroot. R/E

Apocynaceae
[ ] Apocynum ×floribundum Greene. Dogbane. R/E
[ ] Apocynum androsaemifolium L. Bitter Dogbane. Pview

Asclepiadaceae
[ ] Asclepias speciosa Torr. Showy Milkweed. R/E

Asteraceae
[ ] Achillea millefolium L. (Syn: A. lanulosa Nutt. , A. m. L. var. alpicola (Rydb.) Garrett , A. m. L. var. lanulosa (Nutt.) Piper , A. m. L. var. occidentalis DC. ) Common Yarrow. R/E
[ ] Ambrosia psilostachya DC. Western Ragweed. R/E
[ ] Antennaria rosea Greene. Rosy Pussytoes. R/E
[ ] Arnica fulgens Pursh. Foothill Arnica. R/E
[ ] Artemisia frigida Willd. Prairie Sagewort. R/E
[ ] Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. Silver Wormwood. R/E
[ ] Carduus nutans L. (Syn: Carduus nutans L. ssp. macrolepis (Peterman) Kazmi ) Nodding Plumeless Thistle. Weed: CO DofA, List: B. R/E
[ ] Centaurea diffusa Lam. (Syn: Acosta diffusa (Lam.) Soja' k ) White Knapweed. Weed: CO DofA, List: B. R/E
[ ] Cichorium intybus L. Common Chicory. R/E
[ ] Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. (Syn: Breea arvensis (L.) Lessing ) Canada Thistle. Weed: CO DofA, List: B. R/E
[ ] Cirsium undulatum (Nutt.) Spreng. Wavy Leaved Thistle. R/E
[ ] Dieteria bigelovii (A. Gray) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartman. (Syn: Machaeranthera bigelovii (A. Gray) Greene ) Bigelow's Tansy Aster. R/E
[ ] Erigeron flagellaris A. Gray. Trailing Fleabane. R/E
[ ] Erigeron vetensis Rydb. Early Bluetop Fleabane. R/E
[ ] Gaillardia aristata Pursh. Blanketflower. R/E
[ ] Grindelia squarrosa (Pursh) Dunal. Curlycup Gumweed. R/E
[ ] Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britton & Rusby. Broom Snakeweed. R/E
[ ] Helianthus pauciflorus Nutt. ssp. subrhomboideus (Rydb.) O. Spring & E. Schilling. (Syn: Helianthus rigidus (Cass.) Desf. ssp. subrhomboideus (Rydb.) Heiser , Helianthus subrhomboideus Rydb. ) Stiff Sunflower. R/E
[ ] Heterotheca foliosa (Nutt.) Shinners. (Syn: Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners var. foliosa (Nutt.) V.L. Harms ) Hairy False Goldenaster. R/E
[ ] Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners var. nana (A. Gray) Semple. (Syn: Chrysopsis canescens DC. var. nana A. Gray ) Hairy False Golden Aster. R/E
[ ] Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners var. villosa. Hairy False Goldenaster. R/E
[ ] Liatris punctata Hook. Dotted Blazing Star. R/E
[ ] Pseudognaphalium macounii (Greene) Kartesz. Macoun’s Rabbit-Tobacco. R/E
[ ] Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl. (Syn: Rudbeckia columnifera Nutt. ) Upright Prairie Coneflower. R/E
[ ] Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray. (Syn: Senecio multicapitatus Greenm. ex Rydb. ) Broomlike Ragwort. R/E
[ ] Solidago missouriensis Nutt. Missouri Goldenrod. R/E
[ ] Solidago nana Nutt. Baby Goldenrod. R/E
[ ] Solidago rigida L. var. humilis Porter. Stiff Goldenrod. R/E
[ ] Symphyotrichum ericoides (Linnaeus) G. L. Nesom. (Syn: Virgulus ericoides (Linnaeus) Reveal & Keener ) White Heath Aster. R/E
[ ] Symphyotrichum laeve (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve. Smooth Blue Aster. R/E
[ ] Symphyotrichum porteri (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom. (Syn: Aster porteri A. Gray ) Smooth White Aster. R/E
[ ] Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wigg. (Syn: T. laevigatum (Willd.) DC. ) Common Dandelion. R/E
[ ] Townsendia hookeri Beaman. Hooker's Townsend Daisy. R/E
[ ] Tragopogon dubius Scop. (Syn: Tragopogon dubius Scop. ssp. major (Jacq.) Vollman ) Yellow Salsify. R/E

Boraginaceae
[ ] Lappula occidentalis (S. Watson) Greene var. cupulata (A. Gray) Higgins. (Syn: Lappula redowskii (Hornem.) Greene var. cupulata (A. Gray) M. E. Jones ) Crowned Stickseed. R/E
[ ] Lithospermum incisum Lehm. Narrowleaf Stoneseed. R/E
[ ] Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. Prairie Bluebells. R/E

Brassicaceae
[ ] Draba reptans (Lam.) Fernald. Carolina Whitlow Grass. R/E
[ ] Erysimum capitatum (Hook.) Greene. Sanddune Wallflower. R/E
[ ] Lepidium campestre (L.) W. T. Aiton. Field Pepperweed. R/E
[ ] Noccaea fendleri (A. Gray) Holub ssp. glauca (A. Nelson) Al-Shehbaz & M. Koch. (Syn: Noccaea montana (L.) F. K. Meyer , Thlaspi montanum L. var. montanum ) R/E
[ ] Physaria montana (A. Gray) Greene. (Syn: Lesquerella montana (A. Gray) S. Watson ) Mountain Bladderpod. R/E

Cactaceae
[ ] Echinocereus viridiflorus Engelm. (Syn: Echinocereus chloranthus (Engelm.) J.N.Haage , Echinocereus viridiflorus Engelm. var. chloranthus (Engelm.) Backeb. ) Nylon Hedgehog Cactus. R/E
[ ] Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm. Twistspine Pricklypear. R/E
[ ] Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britton & Rose. (Syn: Echinocactus simpsonii Engelm. , Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britton & Rose var. minor (Engelm.) Cockerell ) Mountain Ball Cactus. R/E

Campanulaceae
[ ] Campanula rotundiflora L. Harebell. R/E

Caprifoliaceae
[ ] Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook. Western Snowberry. R/E

Caryophyllaceae
[ ] Cerastium arvense L. ssp. strictum Gaudin. (Syn: Cerastium strictum L ) Field Chickweed. R/E
[ ] Dianthus armeria L. Deptford Pink. R/E
[ ] Eremogone fendleri (A. Gray) Ikonnikov. (Syn: Arenaria fendleri A. Gray ) Fendler's Sandwort. R/E
[ ] Paronychia jamesii Torr. & A. Gray. Jame's Nailwort. R/E
[ ] Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke. Maidens Tears. R/E

Convolvulaceae
[ ] Convolvulus arvensis L. Field Bindweed. Weed: CO DofA, List: C. R/E

Fabaceae
[ ] Amorpha fruticosa L. False Indigo. R/E
[ ] Amorpha nana Nutt. Dwarf False Indigo. R/E
[ ] Astragalus agrestis Douglas ex G. Don. Purple Milkvetch. R/E
[ ] Astragalus eucosmus B. L. Rob. Elegant Milkvetch. R/E
[ ] Dalea purpurea Vent. Purple Prairie Clover. R/E
[ ] Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh. American Licorice. R/E
[ ] Oxytropis lambertii Pursh. Purple Locoweed. R/E
[ ] Psoralidium tenuiflorum (Pursh) Rydb. (=Pediomelum tenuiflorum (Pursh) A. N. Egan) Slimflower Scurfpea. R/E
[ ] Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Nutt. ex Richardson var. divaricarpa (A. Nelson) Isely. (=Thermopsis divaricarpa A. Nelson) Prairie Thermopsis. R/E
[ ] Trifolium pratense L. Red Clover. R/E

Gentianaceae
[ ] Frasera speciosa Griseb. (Syn: Swertia radiata (Kellogg) Kuntze ) Elkweed. R/E
[ ] Gentiana affinis Griseb. (Syn: Pneumonanthe oregana (Engelm. ex A. Gray) Greene ) Pleated or Rocky Mountain Gentian.. R/E

Geraniaceae
[ ] Geranium caespitosum James. Pineywoods Geranium. R/E

Hypericaceae
[ ] Hypericum perforatum L. Common St. John's Wort. Weed: CO DofA, List: C. R/E

Lamiaceae
[ ] Lycopus americanus W. P. C. Barton. American Bugleweed. R/E
[ ] Mentha arvensis L. Wild Mint. R/E
[ ] Monarda fistulosa L. Wild Bergamot. R/E
[ ] Prunella vulgaris L. Common Selfheal. R/E
[ ] Salvia reflexa Hornemann. (Syn: S. lanceolata Rydb. [unpub.] , S. lanceolata Willd. [illeg.] , S. trichostemmoides Pursh ) Lanceleaf Sage. R/E

Montiaceae
[ ] Claytonia rosea Rydb. Rocky Mountain Springbeauty. R/E

Onagraceae
[ ] Epilobium brachycarpum C. Presl. Autumn Willow Herb. R/E
[ ] Epilobium ciliatum Raf. Fringed Willowherb. R/E
[ ] Oenothera villosa Thunb. Hairy Evening Primrose. R/E

Orobanchaceae
[ ] Castilleja integra A. Gray. Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush. R/E
[ ] Castilleja sessiliflora Pursh. Downy Paintedcup. R/E
[ ] Orobanche uniflora L. Naked Broomrape. R/E

Plantaginaceae
[ ] Penstemon secundiflorus Benth. Sidebells Penstemon. R/E
[ ] Penstemon virens Pennell ex Rydb. Front Range Beardtongue. R/E
[ ] Plantago lanceolata L. Narrowleaf Plantain. R/E

Polygonaceae
[ ] Eriogonum alatum Torr. (Syn: Pterogonum alatum (Torr.) Gross ) Winged Buckwheat. R/E
[ ] Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. var. umbellatum. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat. R/E

Ranunculaceae
[ ] Anemone patens L. var. multifida Pritzel. (Syn: Pulsatilla patens (L.) Mill. var. multifida (Pritz.) Zämels ) Eastern Pasqueflower. R/E
[ ] Clematis hirsutissima Pursh. (Syn: Coriflora hirsutissima (Pursh) W. A. Weber ) Hairy Clematis. R/E
[ ] Delphinium nuttallianum Pritz. Twolobe Larkspur. R/E

Rosaceae
[ ] Crataegus succulenta Schrad. ex Link. (Syn: Crataegus chrysocarpa Ashe , Crataegus erythropoda Ashe , Crataegus macrantha Britton var. occidentalis (Britton) Eggl. ) Fleshy Hawthorn. R/E
[ ] Potentilla hippiana Lehm. var. effusa (Douglas ex Lehm.) Dorn. (Syn: P. effusa Douglas ex Lehm. ) Wooly Cinquefoil. R/E
[ ] Rosa arkansana Porter. Prairie Rose. R/E

Rubiaceae
[ ] Galium aparine L. (Syn: Galium aparine L. var. echinospermum (Wallr.) Farw. , Galium spurium L. ) Sticky Willy, Cleavers. R/E

Santalaceae
[ ] Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. ssp. pallida (A. DC.) Piehl. (Syn: Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. var. pallida (A. DC.) M. E. Jones ) Pale Bastard Toadflax. R/E

Violaceae
[ ] Viola nuttallii Pursh. Nuttall's Violet. R/E

Alliaceae
[ ] Allium cernuum Roth. Nodding Onion. R/E
[ ] Allium geyeri S. Watson. Geyer's Onion. R/E
[ ] Allium textile A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. Textile Onion. Pview R/E

Cyperaceae
[ ] Carex inops L.H. Bailey ssp. heliophila (Mack.) Crins. (Syn: C. pensylvanica Lam. ssp. heliophila (Mack.) W. A. Weber ) Sun Sedge. R/E
[ ] Carex nebrascensis Dewey. Nebraska Sedge. R/E

Iridaceae
[ ] Iris missouriensis Nutt. Western Blue Flag. R/E

Juncaceae
[ ] Juncus arcticus (Willd.)Trautv. var. balticus (Willdenow) Trautvetter. (Syn: Juncus arcticus (Willd.)Trautv. ssp. ater (Rydb.) Hultén , Juncus ater Rydb. , Juncus balticus Willd. , Juncus balticus Willd. ssp. ater (Rydb.) Snogerup , J. balticus Willd. var. montanus Engelm. ) Arctic Rush. R/E

Liliaceae
[ ] Calochortus gunnisonii S. Watson. Gunnison's Mariposa Lily. R/E

Poaceae
[ ] Agrostis stolonifera L. Creeping Bentgrass. R/E
[ ] Andropogon gerardii Vitman. Big Bluestem. R/E
[ ] Briza sp. Quaking Grass. R/E
[ ] Bromus inermis Leyss. (Syn: B. inermis Leyss. ssp. inermis ) Smooth Brome. R/E
[ ] Bromus japonicus Thunb. Japanese Cheat Grass. R/E
[ ] Dactylis glomerata L. Orchard Grass. R/E
[ ] Echinochloa muricata (P. Beauv.) Fernald var. microstachya Wiegand. Rough Barnyardgrass. R/E
[ ] Hordeum brachyantherum Nevski. Meadow Barley. R/E
[ ] Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult. Prairie Junegrass. R/E
[ ] Muhlenbergia montana (Nutt.) Hitchc. Mountain Muhly. R/E
[ ] Muhlenbergia wrightii Vasey ex J.M. Coult. Spike muhly. R/E
[ ] Phleum pratense L. Timothy. R/E
[ ] Poa pratensis L. (Syn: P. agassizensis B. Boivin & D. Löve ) Kentucky Bluegrass. R/E
[ ] Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash. Little Bluestem. R/E
[ ] Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash. Yellow Indian Grass. R/E
[ ] Spartina pectinata Bosc ex Link. Prairie Cordgrass. R/E
[ ] Sporobolus heterolepis (A. Gray) A. Gray. Prairie Drop-seed. R/E
[ ] Thinopyrum intermedium (Host) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey. (Syn: Elymus hispidus (Opiz) Melderis ) Intermediate Wheatgrass. R/E

Number of taxa: 125

Locations Included in This Area

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Date and time this article was prepared: 2/10/2017 5:17:18 PM