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Plants of Grand Mesa Fen Inventory [Grand Co(s), Colorado]

Observed on CONPS fieldtrip, 8/19/2000 to 8/19/2000


Leader(s): Bob Clarke; Recorder(s); Bob Clarke

Scientific Name Synonym Common Name


Asteraceae (Compositae) Sunflower
kc 1. Achillea lanulosa (A. millefolium ssp. lanulosa) Yarrow
kc 2. Breea arvense (Cirsium arvense) Canada thistle
kc 3. Dugaldia hoopesii (Helenium hoopesii) Orange sneezeweed
kc 4. Solidago sp
Crassulaceae Stonecrop
kc 5. Clementsia rhodantha (Sedum rhodanthum) Rose crown
Cyperaceae Sedge
kc 6. Carex aquatilis Water sedge
kc 7. Carex microptera Small-wing sedge
kc 8. Carex nebrascensis
Gentianaceae Gentian
kc 9. Gentianopsis thermalis (Gentianopsis detonsa var. elegans) Fringed gentian
kc 10. Pneumonanthe parryi (Gentiana parryi) Bottle gentian
Geraniaceae Geranium
kc 11. Geranium richardsonii White geranium
Grossulariaceae Currant/Gooseberry
kc 12. Ribes montigenum Subalpine prickly currant
Helleboraceae (formerly in Ranunculaceae) Hellebore
kc 13. Psychrophila leptosepala (Caltha leptosepala) Marsh-marigold
Melanthiaceae (formerly in Liliaceae) False hellebore
kc 14. Anticlea elegans (Zygadenus elegans) Death camas
Nymphaeaceae Waterlilly
kc 15. Nuphar lutea ssp. polysepala Yellow pondlily, spatterdock
Onagraceae Evening-primrose
kc 16. Chamerion danielsii (Epilobium angustifolium) Fireweed
Poaceae (Gramineae) Grass
kc 17. Bromopsis porteri (Bromus anomalus) Nodding brome
kc 18. Phalariodes arundinacea (Phalaris arundinacea) Reed canarygrass
kc 19. Phleum commutatum (P. alpinum of Harrington) Alpine timothy
kcnkc 20. Poa fendleriana Muttongrass
Polygonaceae Buckwheat
kc 21. Rumex aquaticus ssp. (R. occidentalis) Western Dock
occidentalis
Rosaceae Rose
kc 22. Sibbaldia procumbens Sibbaldia
Salicaceae Willow
kc 23. Salix candida Willow
kc 24. Salix planifolia (S. phylicifolia ssp. planifolia) Planeleaf willow
Scrophulariaceae Figwort
kc 25. Castilleja rhexifolia Rosy paintbrush
kc 26. Pedicularis groenlandica Little pink elephant, elephantella

Comments: Plateau Chapter trip to Kannah Creek headwaters


E = endemic to Colorado; I = introduced; G or S+# = global occurences, 1 = < 5, 2 = 6-20, 3 = 21-100
populations, 4 or 5 = secure but rare in parts of range, esp. at periphery; LE or LT = listed as endangered or
threatened
Grand Mesa Fen Inventory - Aug 19, 2000 to Aug 19, 2000

Scientific Name Synonym Common Name


kc 27. Penstemon confertus ssp. (P. procerus) Littleflower penstemon
procerus

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