Eastern Mojave Vegetation North Washington Open Space, Jefferson County, Colorado.
 
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This location has also been called “Upper Washington Avenue Open Space.”

Field trips:

  • 13 May 2018, CoNPS
  • 17 June 2018, CoNPS
  • 21 July 2018, CoNPS
  • 4 June 2019, Parks, Recreation and Museums Advisory Board.
  • 25 June 2019, Stewards of Golden Open Space.


Elevation: 5945ft, 1812m.

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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.

Bryophyta

Bryophyte. (TAS)

Cupressaceae

Juniperus virginiana L. Eastern Redcedar (TAS)

Anacardiaceae

Rhus trilobata Nutt. trilobata. Skunkbush Sumac (Obs)

Apiaceae

Lomatium orientale J.M. Coult. & Rose. Salt-and-Pepper (Obs)

Asclepiadaceae

Asclepias speciosa Torr. Showy Milkweed (Obs)

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Artemisia campestris L. Field Sagewort (Obs)

Artemisia dracunculus L. Tarragon, Dragon Wort (TAS)

Artemisia frigida Willd. Prairie Sagewort (Obs)

Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. Silver Wormwood (TAS+Obs)

Astereae

Erigeron divergens Torr. & A. Gray. Spreading Fleabane (TAS)

Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird graveolens (Nutt.) Reveal & Schuyler. (TAS+Obs)

Erigeron tracyi Greene. Running Fleabane (TAS)

Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britton & Rusby. Broom Snakeweed (TAS+Obs)

Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners. Hairy False Goldenaster (TAS+Obs)

Solidago missouriensis Nutt. Missouri Goldenrod (TAS)

Solidago nana Nutt. Baby Goldenrod (TAS)

Symphyotrichum falcatum (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom. White Prairie Aster (TAS)

Symphyotrichum porteri (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom. Smooth White Aster (TAS)

Bahieae

Hymenopappus filifolius Hook. polycephalus (Osterh.) B.L. Turner. Many-Headed Fine-Leaved Wooly-White (TAS)

Cardueae

Carduus nutans L. Nodding Plumeless Thistle (TAS+Obs)

Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Canada Thistle (TAS)

Cirsium undulatum (Nutt.) Spreng. Wavy Leaved Thistle (Obs)

Centaureinae

Centaurea diffusa Lam. White Knapweed (Obs)

Cichorieae

Crepidinae

Crepis occidentalis Nutt. Largeflower Hawksbeard (Obs)

Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wigg. Common Dandelion (TAS+Obs)

Lactucinae

Lactuca serriola L. Prickly Lettuce (TAS+Obs)

Scorzonerinae

Scorzonera laciniata L. Cutleaf Vipergrass (TAS+Obs)

Tragopogon dubius Scop. Yellow Salsify (TAS)

Coreopsideae

Thelesperma megapotamicum (Spreng.) Kuntze. Hopi Tea Greenthread (TAS)

Eupatorieae

Brickellia eupatorioides (L.) Shinners. False Boneset (TAS)

Liatris punctata Hook. Dotted Blazing Star (TAS+Obs)

Helenieae

Gaillardia aristata Pursh. Blanketflower (TAS)

Heliantheae

Ambrosia psilostachya DC. Western Ragweed (TAS)

Helianthus pumilus Nutt. Little Sunflower (TAS+Obs)

Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl. Upright Prairie Coneflower (TAS)

Senecioneae

Packera fendleri (A. Gray) W.A. Weber & Á. Löve. Fendler"s Ragwort (TAS+Obs)

Packera tridenticulata (Rydb.) W.A. Weber & Á. Löve. Three-Tooth Ragwort (TAS)

Senecio integerrimus Nutt. Columbia Ragwort (TAS)

Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray. Broomlike Ragwort (TAS)

Boraginaceae

Cryptantha virgata (Porter) Payson. Miner"s Candle (Obs)

Lithospermum incisum Lehm. Narrowleaf Stoneseed (TAS+Obs)

Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. Prairie Bluebells (TAS)

Brassicaceae

Alyssum simplex Rudolphi. European Madwort (TAS+Obs)

Camelina microcarpa Andrz. ex DC. Little-Podded False Flax (Obs)

Chorispora tenella (Pall.) DC. Crossflower (TAS+Obs)

Physaria montana (A. Gray) Greene. Mountain Bladderpod (TAS)

Sisymbrium altissimum L. Tall Tumblemustard (TAS)

Thlaspi arvense L. Field Penny Cress (TAS)

Cactaceae

Coryphantha missouriensis (Sweet) Britton & Rose. Missouri Foxtail Cactus (Obs)

Coryphantha vivipara (Nutt.) Britton & Rose. Beehive Cactus (Obs)

Echinocereus viridiflorus Engelm. Nylon Hedgehog Cactus (Obs)

Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm. Western Pricklypear (TAS+Obs)

Opuntia polyacantha Haw. Plains Pricklypear (Obs)

Campanulaceae

Campanula glomerata L. Dane's Blood (TAS)

Cannabaceae

Celtis reticulata Torr. Net-Leaved Hackberry (TAS+Obs)

Caprifoliaceae

Lonicera tatarica L. Tatarian Honeysuckle (TAS)

Caryophyllaceae

Gypsophila paniculata L. Baby's Breath (TAS)

Saponaria officinalis L. Bouncingbet (Obs)

Stellaria media (L.) Vill. Common Chickweed (Obs)

Chenopodiaceae

Chenopodium album L. Lambsquarters (TAS)

Convolvulaceae

Convolvulus arvensis L. Field Bindweed (TAS)

Evolvulus nuttallianus Roem. & Schult. Shaggy Dwarf Morning Glory (TAS)

Dipsacaceae

Dipsacus laciniatus L. Cutleaf Teasel (Obs)

Elaeagnaceae

Elaeagnus angustifolia L. Russian Olive (TAS+Obs)

Euphorbiaceae

Euphorbia myrsinites L. Myrtle Spurge (TAS+Obs)

Fabaceae

Astragalus. Milkvetch (Obs)

Astragalus agrestis Douglas ex G. Don. Purple Milkvetch (TAS+Obs)

Astragalus crassicarpus Nutt. Groundplum Milkvetch (TAS+Obs)

Astragalus drummondii Dougl. ex Hook. Drummond's Milkvetch (TAS)

Astragalus flexuosus G. Don. Flexible Milkvetch (TAS)

Colutea arborescens L. Bladder Senna (TAS)

Medicago sativa L. Alfalfa (TAS)

Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Yellow Sweet Clover (TAS)

Oxytropis lambertii Pursh. Purple Locoweed (TAS)

Pediomelum tenuiflorum (Pursh) A. N. Egan. Slimflower Scurfpea (TAS)

Geraniaceae

Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Her. ex Aiton. Redstem Stork's Bill (TAS)

Grossulariaceae

Ribes cereum Douglas. Wax Currant (TAS)

Lamiaceae

Lamium amplexicaule L. Henbit (TAS)

Linaceae

Linum lewisii Pursh. Prairie Blue Flax (Obs)

Loasaceae

Mentzelia nuda (Pursh) Torr. & A. Gray. Bractless Blazing Star (TAS)

Malvaceae

Malva neglecta Wallr. Common Mallow (TAS)

Nyctaginaceae

Mirabilis linearis (Pursh) Heimerl. Narrowleaf Four O'Clock (Obs)

Onagraceae

Oenothera suffrutescens (Ser.) W. L. Wagner & Hoch. Linda Tarde (TAS)

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja integra A. Gray. Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush (TAS)

Orobanche fasciculata Nutt. Clustered Broomrape (Obs)

Plantaginaceae

Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill. Dalmatian ToadFlax (TAS+Obs)

Penstemon secundiflorus Benth. Sidebells Penstemon (TAS)

Penstemon virens Pennell ex Rydb. Front Range Beardtongue (TAS)

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum alatum Torrey in L. Sitgreaves, Rep. Exped. Zuni Colorado Rivers. 168, plate 8. 1853. Winged Buckwheat (Obs)

Eriogonum arcuatum Greene, Pittonia. 4: 319. 1901. Baker's Buckwheat (TAS)

Eriogonum effusum Nuttall, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia. 4: 15. 1848. Spreading Buckwheat (TAS+Obs)

Rumex crispus L. Curley Dock (Obs)

Ranunculaceae

Delphinium carolinianum Walter virescens (Nutt.) R.E. Brooks. Plains Larkspur (TAS+Obs)

Rosaceae

Prunus pensylvanica L. f. Pin Cherry (TAS)

Prunus virginiana L. Chokecherry (TAS+Obs)

Rosa arkansana Porter. Prairie Rose (TAS)

Santalaceae

Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. pallida (A. DC.) Piehl. Pale Bastard Toadflax (TAS+Obs)

Scrophulariaceae

Verbascum thapsus L. Common Mullein (Obs)

Violaceae

Viola nuttallii Pursh. Nuttall's Violet (TAS+Obs)

Vitaceae

Parthenocissus vitacea (Knerr) Hitchcock. Woodbine, thicket creeper (TAS)

Agavaceae

Yucca glauca Nutt. Soapweed Yucca (Obs)

Anthericeae

Leucocrinum montanum Nutt. ex A. Gray. Star Lily (TAS+Obs)

Commelinaceae

Tradescantia occidentalis (Britton) Smyth. Prairie Spiderwort (TAS+Obs)

Cyperaceae

Carex inops L.H. Bailey heliophila (Mack.) Crins. Sun Sedge (TAS)

Iridaceae

Iris L. Horticultural Iris (Obs)

Liliaceae

Muscari botryoides (L.) Mill. Common Grape Hyacinth (TAS)

Narcissus L. Horticultural Daffodil (Obs)

Poaceae

. Grass Family (TAS)

Andropogoneae

Andropogon gerardii Vitman. Big Bluestem (Obs)

Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash. Little Bluestem (Obs)

Aveneae

Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult. Prairie Junegrass (Obs)

Bromeae

Bromus carinatus Hook. & Arn. California Brome (TAS)

Bromus inermis Leyss. Smooth Brome (TAS+Obs)

Bromus japonicus Thunb. Japanese Cheat Grass (TAS)

Bromus tectorum L. Cheat Grass (TAS+Obs)

Cynodonteae

Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths. Blue Grama (TAS)

Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm. Buffalo Grass (TAS+Obs)

Eragrostideae

Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A. Gray. Sand Drop-seed (TAS)

Poeae

Dactylis glomerata L. Orchard Grass (Obs)

Festuca idahoensis Elmer. Idaho Fescue (TAS)

Festuca saximontana Rydb. Rocky Mountain Fescue (TAS)

Poa pratensis L. Kentucky Bluegrass (TAS)

Poa secunda J. Presl. Sandberg Bluegrass. (TAS)

Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb. Six Weeks Fescue (TAS)

Stipeae

Hesperostipa comata (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth. Needle and Thread (TAS)

Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth. Green Needlegrass (TAS)

Triticeae

Aegilops cylindrica Host. Jointed Goat Grass (TAS)

Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn. Crested Wheat Grass (TAS+Obs)

Elymus canadensis L. Canadian Wildrye (Obs)

Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey. Squirreltail Grass (Obs)

Thinopyrum intermedium (Host) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey. Intermediate Wheatgrass (TAS+Obs)

Triticum aestivum L. Wheat (TAS)

Total number of taxa: 132
Native Taxa:
(serif, italic, bold)
84
Exotic Taxa:
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45
Nativity Undetermined:
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3
Listed Weeds:
Indentified as Weed
0
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Date and time this article was prepared:4:42:46 PM, 7/24/2021.