Eastern Mojave Vegetation Ranson/Edwards Homestead Open Space Park, Jefferson County, Colorado.
 
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See also: Coal Creek Canyon Park. Jefferson County Open Space.

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Ranson/Edwards is managed as a unit of Coal Creek Canyon Park.


Elevation: 0ft, 1965m.

Articles that refer to this location:

 

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Jefferson County Open Space. 2013. Ranch Region Management Plan: Includes White Ranch Park and Coal Creek Canyon Park. {TAS-pdf} https://jeffco.us/open-space/documents/open-space-master-plan-documents/os-master-plan-regional-management-plans/ranch-region-management-plan/, accessed 20 Jul 2016

Area Plant Lists that contain this location:

Species collected at or near this location:

Pinaceae

Pinus ponderosa Laws. Ponderosa Pine

Apiaceae

Harbouria trachypleura (A. Gray) J.M. Coult. & Rose. Whiskbroom Parsley

Lomatium orientale J.M. Coult. & Rose. Northern Idaho Biscuitroot

Apocynaceae

Apocynum ×floribundum Greene. Dogbane

Asclepiadaceae

Asclepias speciosa Torr. Showy Milkweed

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Achillea millefolium L. Common Yarrow

Artemisia frigida Willd. Prairie Sagewort

Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. Silver Wormwood

Astereae

Dieteria bigelovii (A. Gray) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartman. Bigelow's Tansy Aster

Erigeron flagellaris A. Gray. Trailing Fleabane

Erigeron vetensis Rydb. Early Bluetop Fleabane

Grindelia squarrosa (Pursh) Dunal. Curlycup Gumweed

Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britton & Rusby. Broom Snakeweed

Heterotheca foliosa (Nutt.) Shinners. Hairy False Goldenaster

Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners nana (A. Gray) Semple. Hairy False Golden Aster

Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners villosa. Hairy False Goldenaster

Solidago missouriensis Nutt. Missouri Goldenrod

Solidago nana Nutt. Baby Goldenrod

Solidago rigida L. humilis Porter. Stiff Goldenrod

Symphyotrichum ericoides (Linnaeus) G. L. Nesom. White Heath Aster

Symphyotrichum laeve (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve. Smooth Blue Aster

Symphyotrichum porteri (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom. Smooth White Aster

Townsendia hookeri Beaman. Hooker's Townsend Daisy

Cardueae

Carduus nutans L. Nodding Plumeless Thistle

Centaureinae

Centaurea diffusa Lam. White Knapweed

Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Canada Thistle

Cirsium undulatum (Nutt.) Spreng. Wavy Leaved Thistle

Cichorieae

Cichorium intybus L. Common Chicory

Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wigg. Common Dandelion

Tragopogon dubius Scop. Yellow Salsify

Eupatorieae

Liatris punctata Hook. Dotted Blazing Star

Gnaphalieae

Antennaria rosea Greene. Rosy Pussytoes

Pseudognaphalium macounii (Greene) Kartesz. Macoun’s Rabbit-Tobacco

Helenieae

Gaillardia aristata Pursh. Blanketflower

Heliantheae

Ambrosia psilostachya DC. Western Ragweed

Helianthus pauciflorus Nutt. subrhomboideus (Rydb.) O. Spring & E. Schilling. Stiff Sunflower

Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl. Upright Prairie Coneflower

Madieae

Arnicinae

Arnica fulgens Pursh. Foothill Arnica

Senecioneae

Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray. Broomlike Ragwort

Boraginaceae

Lappula occidentalis (S. Watson) Greene cupulata (A. Gray) Higgins. Crowned Stickseed

Lithospermum incisum Lehm. Narrowleaf Stoneseed

Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. Prairie Bluebells

Brassicaceae

Alyssum simplex Rudolphi. European Madwort

Brassicaceae  . Mustard Family

Draba. Draba

Draba reptans (Lam.) Fernald. Carolina Whitlow Grass

Erysimum capitatum (Hook.) Greene. Sanddune Wallflower

Lepidium campestre (L.) W. T. Aiton. Field Pepperweed

Noccaea fendleri (A. Gray) Holub glauca (A. Nelson) Al-Shehbaz & M. Koch.

Physaria montana (A. Gray) Greene. Mountain Bladderpod

Cactaceae

Echinocereus viridiflorus Engelm. Nylon Hedgehog Cactus

Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm. Twistspine Pricklypear

Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britton & Rose. Mountain Ball Cactus

Campanulaceae

Campanula rotundiflora L. Harebell

Caprifoliaceae

Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook. Western Snowberry

Caryophyllaceae

Cerastium arvense L. strictum Gaudin. Field Chickweed

Dianthus armeria L. Deptford Pink

Eremogone fendleri (A. Gray) Ikonnikov. Fendler's Sandwort

Paronychia jamesii Torr. & A. Gray. Jame's Nailwort

Silene. Catchfly

Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke. Maidens Tears

Convolvulaceae

Convolvulus arvensis L. Field Bindweed

Fabaceae

Amorpha fruticosa L. False Indigo

Amorpha nana Nutt. Dwarf False Indigo

Astragalus agrestis Douglas ex G. Don. Purple Milkvetch

Astragalus eucosmus B. L. Rob. Elegant Milkvetch

Dalea purpurea Vent. Purple Prairie Clover

Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh. American Licorice

Oxytropis lambertii Pursh. Purple Locoweed

Psoralidium tenuiflorum (Pursh) Rydb. Slimflower Scurfpea

Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Nutt. ex Richardson divaricarpa (A. Nelson) Isely. Prairie Thermopsis

Trifolium pratense L. Red Clover

Gentianaceae

Frasera speciosa Griseb. Elkweed

Gentiana affinis Griseb. Pleated or Rocky Mountain Gentian.

Geraniaceae

Geranium caespitosum James. Pineywoods Geranium

Hypericaceae

Hypericum perforatum L. Common St. John's Wort

Lamiaceae

Lycopus americanus W. P. C. Barton. American Bugleweed

Mentha arvensis L. Wild Mint

Monarda fistulosa L. Wild Bergamot

Prunella vulgaris L. Common Selfheal

Salvia reflexa Hornemann. Lanceleaf Sage

Montiaceae

Claytonia rosea Rydb. Rocky Mountain Springbeauty

Onagraceae

Epilobium brachycarpum C. Presl. Autumn Willow Herb

Epilobium ciliatum Raf. Fringed Willowherb

Oenothera villosa Thunb. Hairy Evening Primrose

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja integra A. Gray. Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush

Castilleja sessiliflora Pursh. Downy Paintedcup

Orobanche uniflora L. Naked Broomrape

Plantaginaceae

Penstemon secundiflorus Benth. Sidebells Penstemon

Penstemon virens Pennell ex Rydb. Front Range Beardtongue

Plantago lanceolata L. Narrowleaf Plantain

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum alatum Torr. Winged Buckwheat

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. umbellatum. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat

Ranunculaceae

Anemone patens L. multifida Pritzel. Eastern Pasqueflower

Clematis hirsutissima Pursh. Hairy Clematis

Delphinium nuttallianum Pritz. Twolobe Larkspur

Rosaceae

Crataegus succulenta Schrad. ex Link. Fleshy Hawthorn

Potentilla hippiana Lehm. effusa (Douglas ex Lehm.) Dorn. Wooly Cinquefoil

Prunus americana Marshall. American Plum

Rosa arkansana Porter. Prairie Rose

Rubiaceae

Galium aparine L. Sticky Willy, Cleavers

Santalaceae

Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. pallida (A. DC.) Piehl. Pale Bastard Toadflax

Violaceae

Viola nuttallii Pursh. Nuttall's Violet

Alliaceae

Allium cernuum Roth. Nodding Onion

Allium geyeri S. Watson. Geyer's Onion

Allium textile A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. Textile Onion

Cyperaceae

Carex. Sedge

Carex inops L.H. Bailey heliophila (Mack.) Crins. Sun Sedge

Carex nebrascensis Dewey. Nebraska Sedge

Eleocharis sp. Spikerush

Iridaceae

Iris missouriensis Nutt. Western Blue Flag

Juncaceae

Juncus arcticus (Willd.)Trautv. balticus (Willdenow) Trautvetter. Arctic Rush

Liliaceae

Calochortus gunnisonii S. Watson. Gunnison's Mariposa Lily

Poaceae

Andropogoneae

Andropogon gerardii Vitman. Big Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash. Little Bluestem

Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash. Yellow Indian Grass

Aveneae

Agrostis stolonifera L. Creeping Bentgrass

Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult. Prairie Junegrass

Phleum pratense L. Timothy

Bromeae

Bromus inermis Leyss. Smooth Brome

Bromus japonicus Thunb. Japanese Cheat Grass

Cynodonteae

Spartina pectinata Bosc ex Link. Prairie Cordgrass

Eragrostideae

Muhlenbergia montana (Nutt.) Hitchc. Mountain Muhly

Muhlenbergia wrightii Vasey ex J.M. Coult. Spike muhly

Sporobolus heterolepis (A. Gray) A. Gray. Prairie Drop-seed

Paniceae

Echinochloa muricata (P. Beauv.) Fernald microstachya Wiegand. Rough Barnyardgrass

Poeae

Briza sp. Quaking Grass

Dactylis glomerata L. Orchard Grass

Poa pratensis L. Kentucky Bluegrass

Triticeae

Hordeum brachyantherum Nevski. Meadow Barley

Thinopyrum intermedium (Host) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey. Intermediate Wheatgrass

Interesting collections made at or near this location:

  • Frasera speciosa Griseb.
    • Tom Schweich, with Matt Schweich 1084 4/25/2015
    • Tom Schweich 1122 5/28/2015
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Date and time this article was prepared:12:12:48 PM, 5/18/2017.