Open Field Sedge (Carex conoidea)

Open Field Sedge (Carex conoidea)

Open Field Sedge (Carex conoidea), in the Sedge Family (Cyperaceae) is listed as critically imperiled in Colorado (S1), but secure globally because it is found in several midwestern and eastern states. It grows in moist meadows and along streams, only in Jefferson...
Black-foot Daisy (Melampodium leucanthum)

Black-foot Daisy (Melampodium leucanthum)

Black-foot Daisy (Melampodium leucanthum), in the Aster Family (Asteraceae) is a native plant common in sandy or rocky soil of open grasslands and mesas on the plains of southeastern Colorado. It blooms from May through August. Photo by Mo...
Curlycup Gumweed (Grindelia nuda)

Curlycup Gumweed (Grindelia nuda)

Curlycup Gumweed (Grindelia nuda), in the Aster Family (Asteraceae), is found in dry, open places in the southern counties, from the plains to the montane on the eastern and western slopes. It blooms from July through September. Photo by Kay...
Colorado Gumweed (Grindelia inornata)

Colorado Gumweed (Grindelia inornata)

Colorado Gumweed (Grindelia inornata) is a plant in the Aster Family (Asteraceae), which is endemic to Colorado, but because it is widespread in eight counties, it is considered to be secure globally (G4). It grows on dry hillsides and slopes from Denver south and...
Blanketflower (Gaillardia aristata)

Blanketflower (Gaillardia aristata)

Blanketflower (Gaillardia aristata) is in the Aster Family (Asteraceae). It is a native plant which is very common in dry to moderately moist, open places such as in meadows and along roadsides, often found in disturbed habitats, from the plains to the montane on the...