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 , Machaeranthera varians Greene ) Bigelow's Tansy Aster. Lscrag
18. [ ] Erigeron . Fleabane. MCk
19. [ ] Erigeron compositus Pursh. (Syn: E. compositus Pursh var. discoideus A. Gray , E. compositus Pursh var. glabratus Macoun ) Cutleaf Daisy. Lscrag
20. [ ] Erigeron speciosus (Lindl.) DC. Aspen Fleabane. MCk
21. [ ] Erigeron subtrinervis Rydb. ex Porter & Britton. Threenerve Daisy. Lscrag MCk
22. [ ] Gaillardia aristata Pursh. Blanketflower. Lscrag
23. [ ] Heterotheca foliosa (Nutt.) Shinners. (Syn: Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners var. foliosa (Nutt.) V.L. Harms ) Hairy False Goldenaster. Lscrag MCk
24. [ ] Laennecia schiedeana (Lessing) G. L. Nesom. Pineland Marshtail. Lscrag
25. [ ] Packera fendleri (A. Gray) W.A. Weber & Á. Löve. (Syn: Senecio fendleri A. Gray ) Fendler’s Ragwort. Lscrag MCk
26. [ ] Rudbeckia hirta L. var. pulcherrima Farw. Black-Eyed Susan. MCk
27. [ ] Rudbeckia laciniata L. var. ampla (A. Nelson) Cronquist. Cut-Leaf Coneflower.. MCk
28. [ ] Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray. (Syn: S. multicapitatus Greenm. ex Rydb. ) Broomlike Ragwort. Lscrag
29. [ ] Solidago L. Goldenrod. Lscrag
30. [ ] Solidago missouriensis Nutt. Missouri Goldenrod. MCk
31. [ ] Solidago nana Nutt. Baby Goldenrod. Lscrag
32. [ ] Symphyotrichum porteri (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom. (Syn: Aster porteri A. Gray ) Smooth White Aster. MCk

33. Betulaceae


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

35. Boraginaceae


36. [ ] Hackelia floribunda (Lehm.) I. M. Johnst. Many-Flowered Stickseed. MCk
37. [ ] Lithospermum multiflorum Torrey ex A. Gray. Many Flowered Stoneseed. Lscrag
38. [ ] Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. Prairie Bluebells. Lscrag
39. [ ] Oreocarya virgata (Porter) Greene. (Syn: Cryptantha virgata (Porter) Payson ) Miner"s Candle. Lscrag

40. Brassicaceae


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

42. Campanulaceae


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

44. Caprifoliaceae


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

46. Caryophyllaceae


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

48. Chenopodiaceae


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

50. Crassulaceae


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

52. Ericaceae


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

54. Fabaceae


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

57. Gentianaceae


58. [ ] Frasera speciosa Griseb. (Syn: Swertia radiata (Kellogg) Kuntze ) Elkweed. Lscrag MCk
59. [ ] Gentianella amarella (L.) Börner ssp. acuta (Michx.) J. M. Gillett. Autumn Dwarf Gentian. MCk

60. Geraniaceae


61. [ ] Geranium caespitosum James. Pineywoods Geranium. Lscrag MCk

62. Hydrangeaceae


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

64. Lamiaceae


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

67. Onagraceae


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

70. Orobanchaceae


71. [ ] Castilleja integra A. Gray. Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush. MCk
72. [ ] Orthocarpus luteus Nutt. Yellow Owls Clover. Lscrag
73. [ ] Pedicularis canadensis L. Canadian Lousewort. MCk

74. Plantaginaceae


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

76. Polemoniaceae


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

79. Polygonaceae


80. [ ] Eriogonum alatum Torrey in L. Sitgreaves, Rep. Exped. Zuni Colorado Rivers. 168, plate 8. 1853. (Syn: Pterogonum alatum (Torr.) Gross ) Winged Buckwheat. Lscrag
81. [ ] Polygonum douglasii Greene. (Syn: Polygonum majus (Meisner) Piper ) Douglas Knotweed. Lscrag

82. Primulaceae


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

85. Ranunculaceae


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

89. Rhamnaceae


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

91. Rosaceae


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

96. Rubiaceae


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

98. Salicaceae


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

100. Scrophulariaceae


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

102. Alliaceae


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

104. Cyperaceae


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

107. Liliaceae


108. [ ] Prosartes trachycarpa S. Watson. (Syn: Disporum trachycarpum (S. Watson) Benth. & Hook. f. ) Roughfruit Fairybells. MCk

109. Melanthiaceae


110. [ ] Zigadenus elegans Pursh. (=Anticlea elegans (Pursh) Rydb.) Mountain Death Camas. MCk

111. Poaceae


112. [ ] Achnatherum nelsonii (Scribn.) Barkworth. (=Eriocoma nelsonii (Scribn.) Romasch.) Dore's Needlegrass. Lscrag
113. [ ] Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths. (Syn: Chondrosum gracile Kunth ) Blue Grama. Lscrag
114. [ ] Bromus porteri (J.M. Coult.) Nash. Nodding Brome. Lscrag
115. [ ] Bromus richardsonii Link. Richardson's Brome. MCk
116. [ ] Danthonia spicata (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult. Poverty Oatgrass. MCk
117. [ ] Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey. (Syn: E. longifolius (J. G. Sm.) Gould , Sitanion hystrix (Nutt.) J. G. Sm. ) Squirreltail Grass. Lscrag
118. [ ] Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners. Slender Wheatgrass. Lscrag MCk
119. [ ] Hesperostipa comata (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth. (Syn: Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. ) Needle and Thread. Lscrag
120. [ ] Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult. Prairie Junegrass. Lscrag
121. [ ] Muhlenbergia montana (Nutt.) Hitchc. Mountain Muhly. Lscrag
122. [ ] Oryzopsis asperifolia Michx. White-Grain Mountain Rice-Grass. MCk
123. [ ] Poa fendleriana (Steud.) Vasey. Muttongrass. Lscrag
124. [ ] Schizachne purpurescens Hackel. False Melicgrass. MCk

Total number of taxa: 87
Native Taxa:
(serif, italic, bold)
79
Exotic Taxa:
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2
Nativity Undetermined:
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6
Listed Weeds:
Identified as Weed
1

Locations Included in This Area

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Date and time this article was prepared: 11/5/2022 8:52:07 PM