Plant Check List for DeLong Park (City of Golden), 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 DeLong Park (City of Golden), Jefferson County, United States.

1. Cupressaceae

2. [ ] Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. 'Cologreen'. Cologreen Rocky Mountain Juniper. DeLongH

3. Pinaceae

4. [ ] Pinus aristata Engelm. Bristlecone Pine. DeLongH

5. [ ] Pinus heldreichii H. Christ var. leucodermis. Bosnian Pine. DeLongH

6. Apiaceae

7. [ ] Conium maculatum L. Common Poison Hemlock. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

8. Asteraceae

9. Tribe: Anthemideae

10. [ ] 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. DeLongH

11. Tribe: Astereae

12. SubTribe: Pentachaetinae

13. [ ] Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird var. graveolens (Nutt.) Reveal & Schuyler. Goldy-Locks. Thin.

14. SubTribe: Chrysopsidinae

15. [ ] Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners. (Syn: H. v. (Pursh) Shinners var. nana (A. Gray) Semple , H. v. (Pursh) Shinners var. villosa ) Hairy False Goldenaster. Native, likely adventive.

16. SubTribe: Conyzinae

17. [ ] Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronquist. (Syn: Erigeron canadensis (L.) Cronquist ) Canadian Horseweed. Weed

18. Tribe: Calenduleae

19. [ ] Osteospermum 'Analanche'. Avalanche White Dwarf Sun Daisy. DeLongH

20. Tribe: Cardueae

21. SubTribe: Carduinae

22. [ ] Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. (Syn: Breea arvensis (L.) Lessing ) Canada Thistle. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.

23. SubTribe: Onopordinae

24. [ ] Onopordum acanthium L. Scotch Cottonthistle. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.

25. Tribe: Cichorieae

26. SubTribe: Crepidinae

27. [ ] Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wigg. (Syn: T. laevigatum (Willd.) DC. ) Common Dandelion. Weed

28. SubTribe: Lactucinae

29. [ ] Lactuca serriola L. Prickly Lettuce. Weed

30. Tribe: Coreopsideae

31. [ ] Coreopsis auriculata 'Zampfir'. Fluted Coreopsis. DeLongH

32. Tribe: Helenieae

33. SubTribe: Gaillardiinae

34. [ ] Gaillardia aristata Pursh. Blanketflower. DeLongH

35. Tribe: Heliantheae

36. [ ] Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook. Flat-Spine Burr-Ragweed. Weed

37. [ ] Ambrosia psilostachya DC. Western Ragweed. Thin.

38. [ ] Helianthus pumilus Nutt. Little Sunflower.

39. [ ] Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl. (Syn: Rudbeckia columnifera Nutt. ) Upright Prairie Coneflower. DeLongH

40. Bignoniaceae

41. [ ] Catalpa speciosa Teas. Western Catalpa. DeLongH

42. Boraginaceae

43. [ ] Ellisia nyctelea (L.) L. Aunt Lucy. Adventive native annual. Weed only if it becomes dominant.

44. Brassicaceae

45. [ ] Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik. Shepherd's Purse. Weed

46. [ ] Chorispora tenella (Pall.) DC. Crossflower. Weed

47. [ ] Descurainia incisa (Engelm.) Britton ssp. incisa. (Syn: D. incisa (Engelm.) Britton ssp. viscosa Rydb.) G. Mulligan ) Mountain Tansymustard.

48. [ ] Hesperis matronalis L. Dame's Rocket. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.

49. [ ] Lepidium draba L. (Syn: Cardaria draba (L.) Desv. ) White Top, Hoary Cress. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.

50. Cactaceae

51. [ ] Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm. Western Pricklypear.

52. Cannabaceae

53. [ ] Celtis occidentalis L. Western Hackberry. DeLongH

54. Caprifoliaceae

55. [ ] Knautia macedonica Griesb. Macedonian scabious. Watch.

56. [ ] Lonicera tatarica L. Tatarian Honeysuckle.

57. [ ] Viburnum dentatum L. Arrowwood Viburnum. DeLongH

58. Caryophyllaceae

59. [ ] Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'. Blue Pincushion Flower. DeLongH

60. Chenopodiaceae

61. [ ] Chenopodium album L. Lambsquarters. Weed

62. [ ] Cycloloma atriplicifolium (Spreng.) J. M. Coult. Winged-Pigweed. Native, but alien to Jefferson County, Weed

63. [ ] Kochia scoparia (L.) Schrad. (Syn: Bassia scoparia (L.) A. J. Scott , Bassia sieversiana (Pall.) W. A. Weber ) Common Red Sage. Weed

64. [ ] Salsola tragus L. (Syn: S. australis R. Brown , S. iberica (Sennen & Pau) Botschantzev ex Czerepanov , S. kali , S. kali var. tenuifolia Tausch. , S. pestifer Nels. ) Tumbleweed. Weed

65. Cleomaceae

66. [ ] Cleomella serrulata (Pursh) Roalson & J. C. Hall. (Syn: Cleome serrulata Pursh , Peritoma serrulata (Pursh) DC. ) Rocky Mountain Bee Plant. DeLongH

67. Convolvulaceae

68. [ ] Convolvulus arvensis L. Field Bindweed. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

69. Euphorbiaceae

70. [ ] Euphorbia myrsinites L. (Syn: Tithymalus myrsinites (L.) Hill ) Myrtle Spurge. Toxic! Weed: CO DofA, List: A.

71. Fabaceae

72. [ ] Gleditsia triacanthos L. var. inermis C. K. Schneid. 'Imperial'. Imperial Honeylocust. DeLongH

73. [ ] Lathyrus latifolius L. Perennial Pea Vine. Weed

74. [ ] Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Yellow Sweet Clover.

75. [ ] Securigera varia (L.) Lassen. (Syn: Coronilla varia L. ) Purple Crownvetch. Weed

76. [ ] Trifolium repens L. White Clover.

77. Fagaceae

78. [ ] Quercus bicolor Willd. Swamp White Oak. DeLongH

79. [ ] Quercus macrocarpa Michx. Bur Oak. DeLongH

80. Geraniaceae

81. [ ] Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Her. ex Aiton. Hemlock-leav'd Crane's-bill. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

82. Grossulariaceae

83. [ ] Ribes cereum Douglas. Wax Currant.

84. Lamiaceae

85. [ ] Caryopteris × clandonensis 'Blue Mist'. Blue Mist Spirea. DeLongH

86. [ ] Lamium amplexicaule L. Henbit. Weed

87. [ ] Nepeta racemosa Lam. Persian Catmint. Weed.

88. [ ] Salvia × sylvestris 'May Night'. May Night Purple Salvia. DeLongH

89. Linaceae

90. [ ] Linum L.. Flax. DeLongH

91. Oleaceae

92. [ ] Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marshall. Green Ash.

93. [ ] Syringa vulgaris L. Common Purple Lilac. DeLongH

94. Onagraceae

95. [ ] Oenothera suffrutescens (Ser.) W. L. Wagner & Hoch. (Syn: Gaura coccinea Pursh , Gaura glabra Lehm. ) Linda Tarde.

96. Papaveraceae

97. [ ] Eschscholzia californica Cham. California Poppy. Weed ? Not weeding at this time.

98. Plantaginaceae

99. [ ] Penstemon pinifolius Greene. Pine-Needle Beardtongue. DeLongH

100. [ ] Plantago lanceolata L. Narrowleaf Plantain.

101. Polygonaceae

102. [ ] Polygonum aviculare L. Prostrate Knotweed. Weed

103. [ ] Rumex crispus L. Curley Dock. Weed

104. Ranunculaceae

105. [ ] Ranunculus testiculatus Crantz. (Syn: Ceratocephala orthoceras DC. ) Bur Buttercup. Weed

106. Rosaceae

107. [ ] Dasiphora fruticosa (L.) Rydb. 'Gold Drop'. Gold Drop Potentilla. DeLongH

108. [ ] Fallugia paradoxa (D. Don) Endl. Apache Plume. DeLongH

109. [ ] Rosa 'Knock Out'. Knock Out Rose. DeLongH

110. Rubiaceae

111. [ ] Galium aparine L. (Syn: Galium aparine L. var. echinospermum (Wallr.) Farw. , Galium spurium L. ) Sticky Willy, Cleavers. Weed

112. Santalaceae

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

114. Sapindaceae

115. [ ] Acer miyabei Maxim. 'Morton'. State Street Maple. DeLongH

116. [ ] Acer saccharum L. 'JFS-Caddo'. Caddo Sugar Maple. DeLongH

117. Saxifragaceae

118. [ ] Heuchera villosa × americana 'Berry Smoothie'. Coral Bells 'Berry Smoothie'. DeLongH

119. Scrophulariaceae

120. [ ] Scrophularia lanceolata Pursh. Lanceleaf Figwort.

121. Solanaceae

122. [ ] Solanum rostratum Dunal. Buffalo Bur Nightshade. Native, but very prickly, Weed

123. [ ] Solanum triflorum Nutt. Cutleaf Nightshade. Native, but very weedy. Weed.

124. Ulmaceae

125. [ ] Ulmus pumila L. Siberian Elm. Weed, 1000s of seedlings.

126. Verbenaceae

127. [ ] Verbena bracteata Lag. & Rodr. Large Bract Vervain. Weed

128. Zygophyllaceae

129. [ ] Tribulus terrestris L. Puncture Vine. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

130. Asparagaceae

131. [ ] Hesperaloe parviflora (Torr.) Coult. Red False Yucca. DeLongH

132. Asphodelaceae

133. [ ] Kniphofia uvaria (L.) Oken 'Flamenco'. Torch Lily. DeLongH

134. Cyperaceae

135. [ ] Carex inops L.H. Bailey ssp. heliophila (Mack.) Crins. (Syn: C. pensylvanica Lam. ssp. heliophila (Mack.) W. A. Weber ) Sun Sedge.

136. Poaceae

137. Tribe: Bromeae

138. [ ] Bromus japonicus Thunb. Japanese Cheat Grass.

139. [ ] Bromus tectorum L. (Syn: B. tectorum L. var. glabratus Spenn. ) Cheat Grass. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

140. Tribe: Cynodonteae

141. [ ] Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths. (Syn: Chondrosum gracile Kunth ) Blue Grama. DeLongH

142. [ ] Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm. (=Bouteloua dactyloides (Nutt.) J.T. Columbus) Buffalo Grass. DeLongH

143. [ ] Distichlis spicata (L.) E. Greene. (=Distichlis stricta (Torrey) Rydberg) Saltgrass. DeLongH

144. Tribe: Eragrostideae

145. [ ] Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch. Stinkgrass. Weed

146. [ ] Sporobolus heterolepis (A. Gray) A. Gray. Prairie Drop-seed. DeLongH

147. Tribe: Paniceae

148. [ ] Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. Barnyardgrass. Non-native grass, Weed.

149. [ ] Panicum miliaceum L. Proso Millet. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

150. [ ] Pennisetum alopecuroides (L.) Spreng. 'Hameln'. Dwarf Fountain Grass. DeLongH

151. [ ] Setaria viridis (L.) P. Beauv. Green Bristlegrass. Weed

152. SubTribe: Cenchrinae

153. [ ] Cenchrus longispinus (Hack.) Fern. Longspine Sandbur. Native, but very prickly, Weed

154. Tribe: Poeae

155. [ ] Dactylis glomerata L. Orchard Grass. Non-native grass, Weed.

156. [ ] Lolium multiflorum Lam. (Syn: L. perenne L. ssp. multiflorum (Lam.) Husn. ) Annual Ryegrass.

157. [ ] Poa annua L. Annual Blue Grass. Weed

158. [ ] Poa bulbosa L. Bulbous Bluegrass. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

159. Tribe: Stipeae

160. [ ] Eriocoma hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Rydb. (Syn: Achnatherum hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth , Oryzopsis hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Ricker , Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult. ) Indian Rice Grass. DeLongH

161. [ ] Hesperostipa comata (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth. (Syn: Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. ) Needle and Thread.

162. [ ] Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth. (Syn: Stipa viridula Trin. ) Green Needlegrass.

163. Tribe: Triticeae

164. [ ] Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn. Crested Wheat Grass.

165. [ ] Elymus canadensis L. Canadian Wildrye.

166. [ ] Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) Á. Löve. (Syn: Agropyron smithii Rydb. ) Western Wheatgrass. Native tall cool-season grass that can dominate, Thin. DeLongH

167. [ ] Secale cereale L. Cereal Rye.

168. [ ] Triticum aestivum L. Wheat.

Total number of taxa: 103
Native Taxa:
(serif, italic, bold)
33
Exotic Taxa:
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67
Nativity Undetermined:
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3
Listed Weeds:
Identified as Weed
12

Locations Included in This Area

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Date and time this article was prepared: 7/13/2024 8:19:12 AM