Plants of Jefferson County Open Space|
Jefferson County, Colorado
Erigeron speciosus (Lindl.) DC.
Lippincott Ranch (North), Boulder County, Colorado.
Northern part of ranch, north-facing slope overlooking Spring Brook. 2.2 km. north of the main gate, 23.8 km. north northwest of the GNIS location of Golden.
Elev. 2045 m.
Deep grasses in openings of ponderosa pine woodland.
Lippincott Ranch is jointly owned by City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks and Jefferson County Open Space.
Collected by permit: Jefferson County Open Space, 2021, issued: Apr 1, 2021, to: Tom Schweich.
Tom Schweich, with John Vickery
Coll. No. 2612, 29 July 2021, characters observed:
Perennial herb, to 75 cm., rhizomatous;
purple at base;
petiole 25 mm. + blade 45 mm. × 6 mm. wide,
42 mm. × 7.5 mm. wide,
margins, entire, ciliate;
5 mm. × 13 mm. wide,
4-5 mm. × 0.5 mm. wide,
outer ±= inner,
outer green, inner yellow-tan,
of 2 kinds;
tube 2 mm. + blade 10 mm. × 0.5 mm. wide,
tube 3.3 mm. + lobes 0.5 mm.,
short and long,
long, 2 mm.;