Perplexing Needlegrass (Eriocoma nelsonii)

Perplexing Needlegrass (Eriocoma nelsonii)

Perplexing Needlegrass (Eriocoma nelsonii) is a native plant in the Grass Family (Poaceae) which is common in meadows, grasslands, woodlands, on dry slopes, from the plains to the alpine on the eastern and western slopes. It blooms from June through August. Photo by...
Dwarf Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus intricatus)

Dwarf Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus intricatus)

Dwarf Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus intricatus) is a native shrub in the Rose Family (Rosaceae). It is found on rocky hillsides and sandstone rimrock, often with pinyon-juniper, from the semi-desert shrublands to the foothills on the western slope. It blooms from May...
Black Sagebrush (Artemisia nova)

Black Sagebrush (Artemisia nova)

Black Sagebrush (Artemisia nova) is a native shrub in the Aster Family (Asteraceae). It grows on rocky ridges, and typically in poorer soil than A. tridentata, more common on the western slope, found on the eastern slope in North Park and South Park It grows from the...
Bigelow’sagebrush (Artemisia bigelovii)

Bigelow’sagebrush (Artemisia bigelovii)

Bigelow’sagebrush (Artemisia bigelovii) is a native shrub in the Aster Family (Asteraceae) which is found on rocky soil, in canyons, and in dry places on the plains and semi-desert shrublands on the eastern and western slopes. It blooms from July through...
Mountain Thistle (Cirsium scopulorum)

Mountain Thistle (Cirsium scopulorum)

Mountain Thistle (Cirsium scopulorum) is a native plant in the Aster Family (Asteraceae). It is common in subalpine and alpine meadows, frequent along the Continental Divide. It is also found in the upper montane on both the eastern and western slopes, blooming from...