Plant Check List for Buffalo Creek Recreation Area, 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 Buffalo Creek Recreation Area, Jefferson County, United States.

1. Equisetaceae


2. [ ] Equisetum arvense L. Field Horsetail. MCk

3. Cupressaceae


4. [ ] Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. (Syn: Sabina scopulorum Sarg.(Sarg.) Rydb. ) Rocky Mountain Juniper. Lscrag

5. Pinaceae


6. [ ] Pinus ponderosa Laws. Ponderosa Pine. Lscrag

7. Apiaceae


8. [ ] Harbouria trachypleura (A. Gray) J.M. Coult. & Rose. (Syn: Thaspium trachypleurum A. Gray ) Whiskbroom Parsley. Lscrag

9. Apocynaceae


10. [ ] Apocynum ×floribundum Greene. Dogbane. Lscrag

11. Asteraceae


12. [ ] 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. Lscrag MCk
13. [ ] Antennaria parvifolia Nutt. Small-Leaf Pussytoes. Lscrag
14. [ ] Antennaria rosea Greene. Rosy Pussytoes. MCk
15. [ ] Arnica cordifolia Hook. Heart-Leaf Leopardbane. MCk
16. [ ] Crepis L. Hawksbeard. Lscrag
17. [ ] Dieteria bigelovii (A. Gray) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartman. (Syn: Machaeranthera b. (A. Gray) Greene ) Bigelow's Tansy Aster. Lscrag
18. [ ] Erigeron compositus Pursh. (Syn: E. compositus Pursh var. discoideus A. Gray , E. compositus Pursh var. glabratus Macoun ) Cutleaf Daisy. Lscrag
19. [ ] Erigeron speciosus (Lindl.) DC. Aspen Fleabane. MCk
20. [ ] Erigeron subtrinervis Rydb. ex Porter & Britton. Threenerve Daisy. Lscrag MCk
21. [ ] Gaillardia aristata Pursh. Blanketflower. Lscrag
22. [ ] Heterotheca foliosa (Nutt.) Shinners. (Syn: Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners var. foliosa (Nutt.) V.L. Harms ) Hairy False Goldenaster. Lscrag MCk
23. [ ] Laennecia schiedeana (Lessing) G. L. Nesom. Pineland Marshtail. Lscrag
24. [ ] Packera fendleri (A. Gray) W.A. Weber & Á. Löve. (Syn: Senecio fendleri A. Gray ) Fendler"s Ragwort. Lscrag MCk
25. [ ] Rudbeckia hirta L. var. pulcherrima Farw. Black-Eyed Susan. MCk
26. [ ] Rudbeckia laciniata L. var. ampla (A. Nelson) Cronquist. Cut-Leaf Coneflower.. MCk
27. [ ] Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray. (Syn: S. multicapitatus Greenm. ex Rydb. ) Broomlike Ragwort. Lscrag
28. [ ] Solidago L. Goldenrod. Lscrag
29. [ ] Solidago missouriensis Nutt. Missouri Goldenrod. MCk
30. [ ] Solidago nana Nutt. Baby Goldenrod. Lscrag
31. [ ] Symphyotrichum porteri (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom. (Syn: Aster porteri A. Gray ) Smooth White Aster. MCk

32. Betulaceae


33. [ ] Betula occidentalis Hook. (Syn: Betula fontinalis Sarg. ) Water Birch. MCk

34. Boraginaceae


35. [ ] Lithospermum multiflorum Torrey ex A. Gray. Many Flowered Stoneseed. Lscrag
36. [ ] Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. Prairie Bluebells. Lscrag

37. Brassicaceae


38. [ ] Berteroa incana (L.) DC. Hoary Alyssum. Lscrag

39. Campanulaceae


40. [ ] Campanula rotundifolia L. Harebell. Lscrag MCk

41. Caprifoliaceae


42. [ ] Lonicera involucrata (Richardson) Banks ex Spreng. Twinberry Honeysuckle. MCk

43. Caryophyllaceae


44. [ ] Stellaria longipes Goldie ssp. longipes. (Syn: S. l. Goldie var. l. ) Longstalk Starwort. MCk

45. Chenopodiaceae


46. [ ] Chenopodium fremontii S. Watson. Fremont's Goosefoot. Lscrag

47. Crassulaceae


48. [ ] Sedum lanceolatum Torr. (Syn: Amerosedum lanceolatum (Torr.) A. Löve & D. Löve ) Spearleaf Stonecrop. Lscrag MCk

49. Ericaceae


50. [ ] Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Sprengel. Bearberry. Lscrag

51. Fabaceae


52. [ ] Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. fulvomaculatus (Payson) Barneby. (Syn: L. argenteus Pursh ssp. ingratus (Greene) Harmon ) Lodgepole Lupine. MCk
53. [ ] Oxytropis lambertii Pursh. Purple Locoweed. Lscrag

54. Gentianaceae


55. [ ] Frasera speciosa Griseb. (Syn: Swertia radiata (Kellogg) Kuntze ) Elkweed. Lscrag

56. Geraniaceae


57. [ ] Geranium caespitosum James. Pineywoods Geranium. Lscrag

58. Hydrangeaceae


59. [ ] Jamesia americana Torr. & A. Gray. Fivepetal Cliffbush. Lscrag MCk

60. Lamiaceae


61. [ ] Monarda fistulosa L. Wild Bergamot. MCk
62. [ ] Scutellaria brittonii Porter. Britton's Skullcap. Lscrag

63. Onagraceae


64. [ ] Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub. (Syn: Epilobium a. L , Epilobium angustifolium L var. intermedium ) Fireweed. MCk
65. [ ] Oenothera L. Evening Primrose. Lscrag

66. Orobanchaceae


67. [ ] Castilleja integra A. Gray. Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush. MCk
68. [ ] Orthocarpus luteus Nutt. Yellow Owls Clover. Lscrag
69. [ ] Pedicularis canadensis L. Canadian Lousewort. MCk

70. Plantaginaceae


71. [ ] Penstemon virens Pennell ex Rydb. Front Range Beardtongue. Lscrag

72. Polemoniaceae


73. [ ] Aliciella pinnatifida (Nutt. ex A.Gray) J.M.Porter. (Syn: Gilia pinnatifida Nutt. ) Sticky Gilia. Lscrag
74. [ ] Ipomopsis aggregata (Pursh) V.E. Grant ssp. collina (Greene) Wilken & Allard. Scarlet Gilia. Lscrag MCk

75. Polygonaceae


76. [ ] Polygonum douglasii Greene. (Syn: Polygonum majus (Meisner) Piper ) Douglas Knotweed. Lscrag

77. Primulaceae


78. [ ] Androsace septentrionalis L. (Syn: Androsace septentrionalis L. ssp. subumbellata (A. Nelson) G. T. Robbins ) Pygmyflower Rockjasmine. Lscrag
79. [ ] Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr. Beautiful Shootingstar. MCk

80. Ranunculaceae


81. [ ] Aconitum columbianum Nutt. Columbian Monkshood. MCk
82. [ ] Aquilegia coerulea E. James. Colorado Blue Columbine. MCk
83. [ ] Thalictrum fendleri Engelm. ex A. Gray. Fendler's Meadow Rue. MCk

84. Rhamnaceae


85. [ ] Ceanothus fendleri A. Gray. Fendler's Ceanothus. Lscrag

86. Rosaceae


87. [ ] Cercocarpus montanus Raf. Alder-Leaf Mountain Mahogany. Lscrag
88. [ ] Potentilla fissa Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray. (=Drymocallis fissa (Nutt.) Rydb.) Bigflower Cinquefoil. Lscrag
89. [ ] Potentilla hippiana Lehm. var. hippiana. Wooly Cinquefoil. Lscrag MCk
90. [ ] Potentilla pensylvanica L. Prairie Cinquefoil. Lscrag

91. Rubiaceae


92. [ ] Galium boreale L. (Syn: Galium septentrionale Roem. & Schult. ) Bedstraw. MCk

93. Salicaceae


94. [ ] Populus tremuloides Michx. Quaking Aspen. MCk

95. Scrophulariaceae


96. [ ] Verbascum thapsus L. Common Mullein. Weed: CO DofA, List: C. Lscrag

97. Alliaceae


98. [ ] Allium cernuum Roth. Nodding Onion. MCk

99. Cyperaceae


100. [ ] Carex geophila Mackenzie. Ground-Loving Sedge. Lscrag
101. [ ] Carex occidentalis L. H. Bailey. Western Sedge. Lscrag

102. Poaceae


103. [ ] Achnatherum nelsonii (Scribn.) Barkworth. (=Eriocoma nelsonii (Scribn.) Romasch.) Dore's Needlegrass. Lscrag
104. [ ] Bromus porteri (J.M. Coult.) Nash. Nodding Brome. Lscrag
105. [ ] Bromus richardsonii Link. Richardson's Brome. MCk
106. [ ] Danthonia spicata (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult. Poverty Oatgrass. MCk
107. [ ] Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey. (Syn: E. longifolius (J. G. Sm.) Gould , Sitanion hystrix (Nutt.) J. G. Sm. ) Squirreltail Grass. Lscrag
108. [ ] Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners. Slender Wheatgrass. Lscrag MCk
109. [ ] Hesperostipa comata (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth. (Syn: Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. ) Needle and Thread. Lscrag
110. [ ] Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult. Prairie Junegrass. Lscrag
111. [ ] Muhlenbergia montana (Nutt.) Hitchc. Mountain Muhly. Lscrag
112. [ ] Oryzopsis asperifolia Michx. White-Grain Mountain Rice-Grass. MCk
113. [ ] Poa fendleriana (Steud.) Vasey. Muttongrass. Lscrag
114. [ ] Schizachne purpurescens Hackel. False Melicgrass. MCk

Total number of taxa: 79
Native Taxa:
(serif, italic, bold)
74
Exotic Taxa:
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2
Nativity Undetermined:
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3
Listed Weeds:
Identified as Weed
1

Locations Included in This Area

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Date and time this article was prepared: 6/20/2022 1:40:29 PM