Eastern Mojave Vegetation Social Trail (across Upper Washington Avenue Open Space), Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado  
 

Tom Schweich  

Home Page  Across the top of a small open space area.
  Junction: Bicycle Trail

Other articles: Field Notes 27 Mar 2017
Full Size ImageSocial trail between housing development and Cannonball Brewery.  

Trail junction behind Cannonball Brewery
  Trail junction along west wall.

Other articles: Field Notes 30 May 2017

Locations: Upper Washington Avenue Open Space.
Full Size ImageGeneral view looking east across the top of the hill.  

General view looking east across top of hill, with penstemons and paintbrushes.

Other articles: Field Notes 13 May 2018
Full Size ImageField Trip group, May 13, 2018.  

Field trip to Upper Washington Avenue Open Space, 13 May 2018.

Other articles: Golden Checklist Flora up. wash. Washington Avenue near Rubey Field Notes 25 Mar 2017 20180311010

Locations: Upper Washington Avenue Open Space.
Full Size ImageView south toward N. Rubey Drive.  

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View west to North Table Mountain.
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View south to Castle Rock.
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Bractless Blazing Star (Mentzelia nuda) with last year's fruit.
 

Other articles: Field Notes 15 May 2017 Coll. No. 1614, 15 May 2017
Full Size ImageColl. No. 1614, Castilleja integra, along the top of the Upper Washington Avenue Open Space.
Full Size ImageHigh density of Echinocereus viridiflorus  

Location of Coll. No. 1614, Castilleja integra.

Other articles: Field Notes 27 Mar 2017 Coll. No. 1611, 15 May 2017
Full Size ImageLast year's fruit on Prunus virginiana
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Coll. No. 1611, Prunus virginiana, below an, as yet, unidentified small tree.
Small tree, looks like Prunus virginiana, with bench below it.

Other articles: Field Notes 27 Mar 2017 20180311010
Full Size ImageCoryphantha vivipara with fruit.
Full Size ImageMissouri Foxtail Cactus sits low in the soil.  

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Missouri Foxtail Cactus beside the trail.
Small path to bench, Coryphantha missouriensis beside it.

Other articles: Field Notes 27 Mar 2017
Full Size ImagePrunus virginiana  

Small tree, looks like Prunus virginiana, no bench, but large piece of pegmatite beside it.

Other articles: Field Notes 27 Mar 2017
Full Size ImageLeucocrinum montanum on south-facing slope.  

Leucocrinum beside path.

Other articles: Social Trail (N. Ford to Jackson) at trl jct Field Notes 27 Feb 2017
Full Size ImageSocial trail west across open space.  

 

Other articles: Social Trail (N. Ford to Jackson) at trl jct  

Junction: Social Trail, running north to N. Ford Street, or south to N. Columbine Street.
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Date and time this article was prepared: 5/20/2018 12:42:07 PM