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. [ ] 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
10. [ ] Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook. Flat-Spine Burr-Ragweed. Weed
11. [ ] Ambrosia psilostachya DC. Western Ragweed. Thin.
12. [ ] Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. (Syn: Breea arvensis (L.) Lessing ) Canada Thistle. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.
13. [ ] Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronquist. (Syn: Erigeron canadensis (L.) Cronquist ) Canadian Horseweed. Weed
14. [ ] Coreopsis auriculata 'Zampfir'. Fluted Coreopsis. DeLongH
15. [ ] Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird var. graveolens (Nutt.) Reveal & Schuyler. Goldy-Locks. Thin.
16. [ ] Gaillardia aristata Pursh. Blanketflower. DeLongH
17. [ ] Helianthus pumilus Nutt. Little Sunflower.
18. [ ] 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.
19. [ ] Lactuca serriola L. Prickly Lettuce. Weed
20. [ ] Onopordum acanthium L. Scotch Cottonthistle. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.
21. [ ] Osteospermum 'Analanche'. Avalanche White Dwarf Sun Daisy. DeLongH
22. [ ] Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl. (Syn: Rudbeckia columnifera Nutt. ) Upright Prairie Coneflower. DeLongH
23. [ ] Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wigg. (Syn: T. laevigatum (Willd.) DC. ) Common Dandelion. Weed

24. Bignoniaceae


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

26. Boraginaceae


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

28. Brassicaceae


29. [ ] Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik. Shepherd's Purse. Weed
30. [ ] Chorispora tenella (Pall.) DC. Crossflower. Weed
31. [ ] Descurainia incisa (Engelm.) Britton ssp. incisa. (Syn: D. incisa (Engelm.) Britton ssp. viscosa Rydb.) G. Mulligan ) Mountain Tansymustard.
32. [ ] Hesperis matronalis L. Dame's Rocket. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.
33. [ ] Lepidium draba L. (Syn: Cardaria draba (L.) Desv. ) White Top, Hoary Cress. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.

34. Cactaceae


35. [ ] Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm. Western Pricklypear.

36. Cannabaceae


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

38. Caprifoliaceae


39. [ ] Knautia macedonica Griesb. Macedonian scabious. Watch.
40. [ ] Lonicera tatarica L. Tatarian Honeysuckle.
41. [ ] Viburnum dentatum L. Arrowwood Viburnum. DeLongH

42. Caryophyllaceae


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

44. Chenopodiaceae


45. [ ] Chenopodium album L. Lambsquarters. Weed
46. [ ] Cycloloma atriplicifolium (Spreng.) J. M. Coult. Winged-Pigweed. Native, but alien to Jefferson County, Weed
47. [ ] Kochia scoparia (L.) Schrad. (Syn: Bassia scoparia (L.) A. J. Scott , Bassia sieversiana (Pall.) W. A. Weber ) Common Red Sage. Weed
48. [ ] 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

49. Cleomaceae


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

51. Convolvulaceae


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

53. Euphorbiaceae


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

55. Fabaceae


56. [ ] Gleditsia triacanthos L. var. inermis C. K. Schneid. 'Imperial'. Imperial Honeylocust. DeLongH
57. [ ] Lathyrus latifolius L. Perennial Pea Vine. Weed
58. [ ] Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Yellow Sweet Clover.
59. [ ] Securigera varia (L.) Lassen. (Syn: Coronilla varia L. ) Purple Crownvetch. Weed
60. [ ] Trifolium repens L. White Clover.

61. Fagaceae


62. [ ] Quercus bicolor Willd. Swamp White Oak. DeLongH
63. [ ] Quercus macrocarpa Michx. Bur Oak. DeLongH

64. Geraniaceae


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

66. Grossulariaceae


67. [ ] Ribes cereum Douglas. Wax Currant.

68. Lamiaceae


69. [ ] Caryopteris × clandonensis 'Blue Mist'. Blue Mist Spirea. DeLongH
70. [ ] Lamium amplexicaule L. Henbit. Weed
71. [ ] Nepeta racemosa Lam. Persian Catmint. Weed.
72. [ ] Salvia × sylvestris 'May Night'. May Night Purple Salvia. DeLongH

73. Linaceae


74. [ ] Linum L.. Flax. DeLongH

75. Oleaceae


76. [ ] Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marshall. Green Ash.
77. [ ] Syringa vulgaris L. Common Purple Lilac. DeLongH

78. Papaveraceae


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

80. Plantaginaceae


81. [ ] Penstemon pinifolius Greene. Pine-Needle Beardtongue. DeLongH
82. [ ] Plantago lanceolata L. Narrowleaf Plantain.

83. Polygonaceae


84. [ ] Polygonum aviculare L. Prostrate Knotweed. Weed
85. [ ] Rumex crispus L. Curley Dock. Weed

86. Ranunculaceae


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

88. Rosaceae


89. [ ] Dasiphora fruticosa (L.) Rydb. 'Gold Drop'. Gold Drop Potentilla. DeLongH
90. [ ] Fallugia paradoxa (D. Don) Endl. Apache Plume. DeLongH
91. [ ] Rosa 'Knock Out'. Knock Out Rose. DeLongH

92. Rubiaceae


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

94. Santalaceae


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

96. Sapindaceae


97. [ ] Acer miyabei Maxim. 'Morton'. State Street Maple. DeLongH
98. [ ] Acer saccharum L. 'JFS-Caddo'. Caddo Sugar Maple. DeLongH

99. Saxifragaceae


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

101. Scrophulariaceae


102. [ ] Scrophularia lanceolata Pursh. Lanceleaf Figwort.

103. Solanaceae


104. [ ] Solanum rostratum Dunal. Buffalo Bur Nightshade. Native, but very prickly, Weed
105. [ ] Solanum triflorum Nutt. Cutleaf Nightshade. Native, but very weedy. Weed.

106. Ulmaceae


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

108. Verbenaceae


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

110. Zygophyllaceae


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

112. Asparagaceae


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

114. Asphodelaceae


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

116. Cyperaceae


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

118. Poaceae


119. [ ] Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn. Crested Wheat Grass.
120. [ ] Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths. (Syn: Chondrosum gracile Kunth ) Blue Grama. DeLongH
121. [ ] Bromus japonicus Thunb. Japanese Cheat Grass.
122. [ ] Bromus tectorum L. (Syn: B. tectorum L. var. glabratus Spenn. ) Cheat Grass. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.
123. [ ] Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm. (=Bouteloua dactyloides (Nutt.) J.T. Columbus) Buffalo Grass. DeLongH
124. [ ] Cenchrus longispinus (Hack.) Fern. Longspine Sandbur. Native, but very prickly, Weed
125. [ ] Dactylis glomerata L. Orchard Grass. Non-native grass, Weed.
126. [ ] Distichlis spicata (L.) E. Greene. (=Distichlis stricta (Torrey) Rydberg) Saltgrass. DeLongH
127. [ ] Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. Barnyardgrass. Non-native grass, Weed.
128. [ ] Elymus canadensis L. Canadian Wildrye.
129. [ ] Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch. Stinkgrass. Weed
130. [ ] Eriocoma hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Rydb. (Syn: Achnatherum hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth , Oryzopsis hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Ricker , Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult. ) Indian Rice Grass. DeLongH
131. [ ] Hesperostipa comata (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth. (Syn: Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. ) Needle and Thread.
132. [ ] Lolium multiflorum Lam. (Syn: L. perenne L. ssp. multiflorum (Lam.) Husn. ) Annual Ryegrass.
133. [ ] Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth. (Syn: Stipa viridula Trin. ) Green Needlegrass.
134. [ ] Panicum miliaceum L. Proso Millet. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.
135. [ ] Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) Á. Löve. (Syn: Agropyron smithii Rydb. ) Western Wheatgrass. Native tall cool-season grass that can dominate, Thin. DeLongH
136. [ ] Pennisetum alopecuroides (L.) Spreng. 'Hameln'. Dwarf Fountain Grass. DeLongH
137. [ ] Poa annua L. Annual Blue Grass. Weed
138. [ ] Poa bulbosa L. Bulbous Bluegrass. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.
139. [ ] Secale cereale L. Cereal Rye.
140. [ ] Setaria viridis (L.) P. Beauv. Green Bristlegrass. Weed
141. [ ] Sporobolus heterolepis (A. Gray) A. Gray. Prairie Drop-seed. DeLongH
142. [ ] Triticum aestivum L. Wheat.

Total number of taxa: 102
Native Taxa:
(serif, italic, bold)
32
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: 2/25/2024 3:18:37 PM