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Recent Additions to this Web Site

Click the links below for photographs of species new to this web site. (Scroll down for new photographs of species already on this web site.)

Photographs added March, 2016
Boechera quadrangulensis

Photographs added April, 2016
Boechera fendleri

Photographs added May, 2016
Townsendia exscapa
Agoseris parviflora
Astragalus schmolliae
Lygodesmia grandiflora variety entrada

Photographs added June, 2016
Corallorhiza wisteriana
Astragalus deterior
Lygodesmia doloresensis
Penstemon palmeri

Photographs added July, 2016
Gayophytum diffusum
Phemeranthus confertiflorus

Photographs added August, 2016
Chrysothamnus greenei

Photographs added September, 2016
Lactuca serriola


Click the links below for new photographs of species already on this web site.

Photographs added March, 2016
Rumex hymenosepalus
Ephedra torreyana
Quercus turbinella
Fraxinus anomala
Primula specuicola
Lappula redowskii
Thelypodiopsis aurea
Astragalus flavus
Artemisia filifolia
Lomatium latilobum
Scabrethia scabra
Astragalus desperatus

Photographs added April, 2016
Lepidium montanum
Cercocarpus intricatus
Pediomelum megalanthum
Townsendia glabella
Boechera formosa
Fendlera rupicola
Castilleja chromosa
Astragalus eastwoodiae

Cryptantha crassisepala
Astragalus flavus
Gilia ophthalmoides

Updated biography of Linnaeus

Chaetopappa ericoides
Ipomopsis polycladon
Draba cuneifolia
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia
Oenothera albicaulis
Astragalus mollissimus
Erysimum capitatum
Yucca angustissima
Lepidium lasiocarpum
Phacelia crenulata
Xanthisma spinulosum
Rhinotropis subspinosa
Stenotus armerioides
Eremogone eastwoodiae
Oreocarya flava
Phlox canescens
Goodyera oblongifolia
Townsendia incana
Astragalus calycosus
Physaria acutifolia
Ulmus pumila
Crataegus rivularis
Streptanthus cordatus
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Erysimum capitatum
Physaria rectipes
Castilleja chromosa
Astragalus lonchocarpus
Astragalus wingatanus
Artemisia ludoviciana
Eriogonum racemosum
Sphaeralcea coccinea
Penstemon rostriflorus
Physaria acutifolia
Erigeron tracyi
Ipomopsis congesta
Astragalus coltonii

Photographs added May, 2016
Juniperus monosperma
Microsteris gracilis
Opuntia polyacantha
Stanleya pinnata
Chaenactis stevioides
Astragalus flavus 
Tetradymia spinosa
Lomatium dissectum
Berberis fendleri
Chorispora tenella
Penstemon eatonii
Purshia stansburiana
Tetraneuris ivesiana
Eriogonum ovalifolium
Yucca angustissima
Oenothera lavandulifolia
Juniperus osteosperma
Chaenactis douglasii
Astragalus scopulorum
Antennaria parvifolia
Astragalus missouriensis
Xanthisma spinulosum
Opuntia polyacantha
Astragalus naturitensis
Scabrethia scabra
Grindelia hirsutula
Amsonia tomentosa
Tiquilia latior
Epipactis gigantea
Oenothera caespitosa subspecies navajoensis
Ephedra torreyana
Adiantum capillus-veneris

Oenothera caespitosa subspecies marginata
Erigeron utahensis
Sophora stenophylla
Poliomintha incana
Eriogonum leptophyllum
Penstemon barbatus
Pinus edulis
Crepis intermedia / Crepis acuminata
Ipomopsis aggregata
Quercus gambelii
Erigeron eatonii
Acer grandidentatum
Ribes cereum

Photographs added June, 2016
Antennaria marginata
Fragaria vesca
Corallorhiza maculata
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Collomia grandiflora
Calypso bulbosa
Paxistima myrsinites
Linnaea borealis
Besseya ritteriana
Shepherdia canadensis
Trollius laxus
Viola canadensis
Androsace septentrionalis
Shepherdia canadensis
Vaccinium myrtillus
Lomatium triternatum
Astragalus bisulcatus
Astragalus pattersonii
Penstemon crandallii
Wyethia arizonica

Tetraneuris acaulis
Abies bifolia
Pteridium aquilinum
Ribes montigenum
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
Stephanomeria pauciflora
Thalictrum fendleri
Atriplex canescens
Anemone multifida
Pinus contorta

New Plant List: Gateway Area

Lomatium dissectum
Philadelphus microphyllus
Asclepias speciosa

Photographs added July, 2016
Pterospora andromedea
Eremogone fendleri
Pedicularis bracteosa
Silene acaulis
Phlox condensata
Aquilegia coerulea
Hedysarum occidentale
Neottia cordata
Ranunculus eschscholtzii
Streptopus amplexifolius
Aquilegia coerulea x elegantula
Anticlea elegans
Menyanthes trifoliata
Primula parryi
Adoxa moschatellina
Castilleja rhexiifolia
Trifolium parryi
Pinus ponderosa
Eriogonum jamesii
Astragalus schmolliae
Lupinus argenteus
Arenaria lanuginosa
Castilleja septentrionalis
Penstemon whippleanus
Pedicularis groenlandica
Oenothera coronopifolia
Erigeron abajoensis
Heuchera parvifolia
Aconitum columbianum
Eremogone congesta
Senecio bigelovii
Castilleja occidentalis
Primula parryi
Salix petrophila
Ranunculus macauleyi
Artemisia scopulorum
Arnica mollis

Photographs added August, 2016
Sedum lanceolatum
Tribulus terrestris
Helianthus annuus
Cordylanthus wrightii
Physaria acutifolia
Purshia stansburiana
Artemisia bigelovii
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Sambucus nigra
Collomia linearis
Pterospora andromedea
Onobrychis viciifolia
Solidago velutina
Amauriopsis dissecta
Actaea rubra
Gentianella amarella
Heracleum maximum
Chrysothamnus depressus
Helianthella microcephala
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
Mirabilis linearis
Eriogonum microthecum
Packera multilobata
Tetradymia canescens
Eriogonum racemosum
Erigeron divergens
Artemisia carruthii
Polystichum lonchitis
Eriogonum jamesii


Photographs added September, 2016
Geranium richardsonii
Senecio flaccidus
Dieteria canescens


 

Features for FALL 2016

Plant: Eriogonum jamesii
Text: Introductory Information
Definition: Bract
Biography: Thomas Nuttall
Link: Colorado Rare Plants

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Immediately below you will find links to comments & updates on three Colorado floras.

Floras are complex and very time consuming to write. They demand not only expertise in the plants of an area but also expertise in technical writing, logic, and scientific precision. Three recent floras of Colorado strive for these goals and achieve them to various degrees, but all three have great room for improvement, especially in the construction of clear and accurate keys.

Comments & Updates on Weber and Wittmann's Colorado Flora

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Comments & Updates on Heil and O'Kane's
Flora of the Four Corners Region

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