Eastern Mojave Vegetation Clear Creek, Jefferson County, Colorado.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Clear Creek Canyon. Golden.

See also: Clear Creek Canyon Park. Guy Gulch.

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Called “Cannon Ball Creek” by the Long Expedition (1820).

I use this entry for “Clear Creek” to refer to the portion of Clear Creek within or near the city limits of Golden, and within or near my definition of Golden s.l.

Elevation: 5680ft, 1729m.

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Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Van Horn, Richard. 1972. Surficial and bedrock geologic map of the Golden Quadrangle, Jefferson County, Colorado. USGS IMAP: 761-A. 1972. {TAS-pdf} http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/ngm-bin/pdp/download.pl?q=7281_9511_5, accessed 27 August 2014

Area Plant Lists that contain this location:

Species collected at or near this location:


Sambucus canadensis L. American Black Elderberry (Oth)


Conium maculatum L. Common Poison Hemlock (Oth)


Asclepias incarnata L. Swamp Milkweed (Oth)


Linum lewisii Pursh. Prairie Blue Flax (Oth)


Oenothera howardii (A. Nels.) W. L. Wagner. Howard's Evening Primrose (Oth)


Clematis ligusticifolia Nutt. Western White Clematis (Oth)

Clematis orientalis L. Oriental Virginsbower (Obs)


Crataegus succulenta Schrad. ex Link. Fleshy Hawthorn (Oth)

Rosa arkansana Porter. Prairie Rose (Oth)

Rosa woodsii Lindl. Mountain Rose (Oth)



Muhlenbergia andina (Nutt.) Hitchc. Foxtail Muhly (TAS)

Total number of taxa: 11
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:30:27 PM, 3/26/2021.