Eastern Mojave Vegetation Tolland, Gilpin County, Colorado.

Query: G.N.I.S.

Fairly close to the east portal of the Moffat Tunnel on the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad.

Elevation: 8920ft, 2719m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Gilpin County Route 16, “Tolland Road,” “East Portal Road,” Gilpin County, Colorado: Tolland

Species collected at or near this location.

This list summarizes plants collected or observed at this specific, named location. It does not include plants collected or observed at nearby named or unnamed locations. It may be more instructive to use the Area Lists that contain this location.

  • TAS – The plant was collected by Tom Schweich.
  • Oth – The plant was collected by someone, but not Tom.
  • Obs – The plant was observed, but not collected.


Frasera speciosa Griseb. Elkweed (Oth)

Gentiana parryi Engelm. Parry's Gentian (Oth)

Gentianella amarella (L.) Börner acuta (Michx.) J. M. Gillett. Autumn Dwarf Gentian (Oth)


Carex oreocharis Holm. Grassyslope Sedge (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 4
Native Taxa:
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Nativity Undetermined:
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Listed Weeds:
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If you have a question or a comment you may write to me at: tas4@schweich.com I sometimes post interesting questions in my FAQ, but I never disclose your full name or address.  

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Date and time this article was prepared:5:07:35 PM, 3/17/2023.