Plant Check List for DeLong Park (City of Golden), Jefferson County, United States.

Edited by Tom Schweich

This list is assembled from personal collections, herbarium vouchers, and published lists. For California, much of the data is provided by the participants of the Consortium of California Herbaria (http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/consortium/). For Colorado, much of the data is provided by the Southwest Environmental Information Network, which web site is found at (http://swbiodiversity.org). See their respective websites for copyright information and recommended citation formats.

For a complete list of Locations included in this Area List, see the Locations Included section, below.

This page is highly summarized. For detail about the distribution of plants, please see: Detailed Area List for DeLong Park (City of Golden), Jefferson County, United States.

1. Cupressaceae


2. [ ] Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. 'Cologreen'. Cologreen Rocky Mountain Juniper. DeLongH

3. Pinaceae


4. [ ] Pinus aristata Engelm. Bristlecone Pine. DeLongH
5. [ ] Pinus heldreichii H. Christ var. leucodermis. Bosnian Pine. DeLongH

6. Apiaceae


7. [ ] Conium maculatum L. Common Poison Hemlock. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

8. Asteraceae


9. [ ] Achillea millefolium L. (Syn: A. lanulosa Nutt. , A. m. L. var. alpicola (Rydb.) Garrett , A. m. L. var. lanulosa (Nutt.) Piper , A. m. L. var. occidentalis DC. ) Common Yarrow. DeLongH
10. [ ] Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook. Flat-Spine Burr-Ragweed. Weed
11. [ ] Ambrosia psilostachya DC. Western Ragweed. Thin.
12. [ ] Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. (Syn: Breea arvensis (L.) Lessing ) Canada Thistle. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.
13. [ ] Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronquist. (Syn: Erigeron canadensis (L.) Cronquist ) Canadian Horseweed. Weed
14. [ ] Coreopsis auriculata 'Zampfir'. Fluted Coreopsis. DeLongH
15. [ ] Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird var. graveolens (Nutt.) Reveal & Schuyler. Goldy-Locks. Thin.
16. [ ] Gaillardia aristata Pursh. Blanketflower. DeLongH
17. [ ] Helianthus pumilus Nutt. Little Sunflower.
18. [ ] Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners. (Syn: H. v. (Pursh) Shinners var. nana (A. Gray) Semple , H. v. (Pursh) Shinners var. villosa ) Hairy False Goldenaster. Native, likely adventive.
19. [ ] Lactuca serriola L. Prickly Lettuce. Weed
20. [ ] Onopordum acanthium L. Scotch Cottonthistle. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.
21. [ ] Osteospermum 'Analanche'. Avalanche White Dwarf Sun Daisy. DeLongH
22. [ ] Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl. (Syn: Rudbeckia columnifera Nutt. ) Upright Prairie Coneflower. DeLongH
23. [ ] Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wigg. (Syn: T. laevigatum (Willd.) DC. ) Common Dandelion. Weed

24. Bignoniaceae


25. [ ] Catalpa speciosa Teas. Western Catalpa. DeLongH

26. Boraginaceae


27. [ ] Ellisia nyctelea (L.) L. Aunt Lucy. Adventive native annual. Weed only if it becomes dominant.

28. Brassicaceae


29. [ ] Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik. Shepherd's Purse. Weed
30. [ ] Chorispora tenella (Pall.) DC. Crossflower. Weed
31. [ ] Descurainia incisa (Engelm.) Britton ssp. incisa. (Syn: D. incisa (Engelm.) Britton ssp. viscosa Rydb.) G. Mulligan ) Mountain Tansymustard.
32. [ ] Hesperis matronalis L. Dame's Rocket. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.
33. [ ] Lepidium draba L. (Syn: Cardaria draba (L.) Desv. ) White Top, Hoary Cress. Weed: CO DofA, List: B.

34. Cactaceae


35. [ ] Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm. Western Pricklypear.

36. Cannabaceae


37. [ ] Celtis occidentalis L. Western Hackberry. DeLongH

38. Caprifoliaceae


39. [ ] Knautia macedonica Griesb. Macedonian scabious. Watch.
40. [ ] Lonicera tatarica L. Tatarian Honeysuckle.
41. [ ] Viburnum dentatum L. Arrowwood Viburnum. DeLongH

42. Caryophyllaceae


43. [ ] Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'. Blue Pincushion Flower. DeLongH

44. Chenopodiaceae


45. [ ] Chenopodium album L. Lambsquarters. Weed
46. [ ] Cycloloma atriplicifolium (Spreng.) J. M. Coult. Winged-Pigweed. Native, but alien to Jefferson County, Weed
47. [ ] Kochia scoparia (L.) Schrad. (Syn: Bassia scoparia (L.) A. J. Scott , Bassia sieversiana (Pall.) W. A. Weber ) Common Red Sage. Weed
48. [ ] Salsola tragus L. (Syn: S. australis R. Brown , S. iberica (Sennen & Pau) Botschantzev ex Czerepanov , S. kali , S. kali var. tenuifolia Tausch. , S. pestifer Nels. ) Tumbleweed. Weed

49. Cleomaceae


50. [ ] Cleomella serrulata (Pursh) Roalson & J. C. Hall. (Syn: Cleome serrulata Pursh , Peritoma serrulata (Pursh) DC. ) Rocky Mountain Bee Plant. DeLongH

51. Convolvulaceae


52. [ ] Convolvulus arvensis L. Field Bindweed. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

53. Euphorbiaceae


54. [ ] Euphorbia myrsinites L. (Syn: Tithymalus myrsinites (L.) Hill ) Myrtle Spurge. Toxic! Weed: CO DofA, List: A.

55. Fabaceae


56. [ ] Gleditsia triacanthos L. var. inermis C. K. Schneid. 'Imperial'. Imperial Honeylocust. DeLongH
57. [ ] Lathyrus latifolius L. Perennial Pea Vine. Weed
58. [ ] Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Yellow Sweet Clover.
59. [ ] Securigera varia (L.) Lassen. (Syn: Coronilla varia L. ) Purple Crownvetch. Weed
60. [ ] Trifolium repens L. White Clover.

61. Fagaceae


62. [ ] Quercus bicolor Willd. Swamp White Oak. DeLongH
63. [ ] Quercus macrocarpa Michx. Bur Oak. DeLongH

64. Geraniaceae


65. [ ] Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Her. ex Aiton. Hemlock-leav'd Crane's-bill. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

66. Grossulariaceae


67. [ ] Ribes cereum Douglas. Wax Currant.

68. Lamiaceae


69. [ ] Caryopteris × clandonensis 'Blue Mist'. Blue Mist Spirea. DeLongH
70. [ ] Lamium amplexicaule L. Henbit. Weed
71. [ ] Nepeta racemosa Lam. Persian Catmint. Weed.
72. [ ] Salvia × sylvestris 'May Night'. May Night Purple Salvia. DeLongH

73. Linaceae


74. [ ] Linum L.. Flax. DeLongH

75. Oleaceae


76. [ ] Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marshall. Green Ash.
77. [ ] Syringa vulgaris L. Common Purple Lilac. DeLongH

78. Onagraceae


79. [ ] Oenothera suffrutescens (Ser.) W. L. Wagner & Hoch. (Syn: Gaura coccinea Pursh , Gaura glabra Lehm. ) Linda Tarde.

80. Papaveraceae


81. [ ] Eschscholzia californica Cham. California Poppy. Weed ? Not weeding at this time.

82. Plantaginaceae


83. [ ] Penstemon pinifolius Greene. Pine-Needle Beardtongue. DeLongH
84. [ ] Plantago lanceolata L. Narrowleaf Plantain.

85. Polygonaceae


86. [ ] Polygonum aviculare L. Prostrate Knotweed. Weed
87. [ ] Rumex crispus L. Curley Dock. Weed

88. Ranunculaceae


89. [ ] Ranunculus testiculatus Crantz. (Syn: Ceratocephala orthoceras DC. ) Bur Buttercup. Weed

90. Rosaceae


91. [ ] Dasiphora fruticosa (L.) Rydb. 'Gold Drop'. Gold Drop Potentilla. DeLongH
92. [ ] Fallugia paradoxa (D. Don) Endl. Apache Plume. DeLongH
93. [ ] Rosa 'Knock Out'. Knock Out Rose. DeLongH

94. Rubiaceae


95. [ ] Galium aparine L. (Syn: Galium aparine L. var. echinospermum (Wallr.) Farw. , Galium spurium L. ) Sticky Willy, Cleavers. Weed

96. Santalaceae


97. [ ] Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. ssp. pallida (A. DC.) Piehl. (Syn: Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. var. pallida (A. DC.) M. E. Jones ) Pale Bastard Toadflax.

98. Sapindaceae


99. [ ] Acer miyabei Maxim. 'Morton'. State Street Maple. DeLongH
100. [ ] Acer saccharum L. 'JFS-Caddo'. Caddo Sugar Maple. DeLongH

101. Saxifragaceae


102. [ ] Heuchera villosa × americana 'Berry Smoothie'. Coral Bells 'Berry Smoothie'. DeLongH

103. Scrophulariaceae


104. [ ] Scrophularia lanceolata Pursh. Lanceleaf Figwort.

105. Solanaceae


106. [ ] Solanum rostratum Dunal. Buffalo Bur Nightshade. Native, but very prickly, Weed
107. [ ] Solanum triflorum Nutt. Cutleaf Nightshade. Native, but very weedy. Weed.

108. Ulmaceae


109. [ ] Ulmus pumila L. Siberian Elm. Weed, 1000s of seedlings.

110. Verbenaceae


111. [ ] Verbena bracteata Lag. & Rodr. Large Bract Vervain. Weed

112. Zygophyllaceae


113. [ ] Tribulus terrestris L. Puncture Vine. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.

114. Asparagaceae


115. [ ] Hesperaloe parviflora (Torr.) Coult. Red False Yucca. DeLongH

116. Asphodelaceae


117. [ ] Kniphofia uvaria (L.) Oken 'Flamenco'. Torch Lily. DeLongH

118. Cyperaceae


119. [ ] Carex inops L.H. Bailey ssp. heliophila (Mack.) Crins. (Syn: C. pensylvanica Lam. ssp. heliophila (Mack.) W. A. Weber ) Sun Sedge.

120. Poaceae


121. [ ] Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn. Crested Wheat Grass.
122. [ ] Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths. (Syn: Chondrosum gracile Kunth ) Blue Grama. DeLongH
123. [ ] Bromus japonicus Thunb. Japanese Cheat Grass.
124. [ ] Bromus tectorum L. (Syn: B. tectorum L. var. glabratus Spenn. ) Cheat Grass. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.
125. [ ] Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm. (=Bouteloua dactyloides (Nutt.) J.T. Columbus) Buffalo Grass. DeLongH
126. [ ] Cenchrus longispinus (Hack.) Fern. Longspine Sandbur. Native, but very prickly, Weed
127. [ ] Dactylis glomerata L. Orchard Grass. Non-native grass, Weed.
128. [ ] Distichlis spicata (L.) E. Greene. (=Distichlis stricta (Torrey) Rydberg) Saltgrass. DeLongH
129. [ ] Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. Barnyardgrass. Non-native grass, Weed.
130. [ ] Elymus canadensis L. Canadian Wildrye.
131. [ ] Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch. Stinkgrass. Weed
132. [ ] Eriocoma hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Rydb. (Syn: Achnatherum hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth , Oryzopsis hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Ricker , Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult. ) Indian Rice Grass. DeLongH
133. [ ] Hesperostipa comata (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth. (Syn: Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. ) Needle and Thread.
134. [ ] Lolium multiflorum Lam. (Syn: L. perenne L. ssp. multiflorum (Lam.) Husn. ) Annual Ryegrass.
135. [ ] Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth. (Syn: Stipa viridula Trin. ) Green Needlegrass.
136. [ ] Panicum miliaceum L. Proso Millet. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.
137. [ ] Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) Á. Löve. (Syn: Agropyron smithii Rydb. ) Western Wheatgrass. Native tall cool-season grass that can dominate, Thin. DeLongH
138. [ ] Pennisetum alopecuroides (L.) Spreng. 'Hameln'. Dwarf Fountain Grass. DeLongH
139. [ ] Poa annua L. Annual Blue Grass. Weed
140. [ ] Poa bulbosa L. Bulbous Bluegrass. Weed: CO DofA, List: C.
141. [ ] Secale cereale L. Cereal Rye.
142. [ ] Setaria viridis (L.) P. Beauv. Green Bristlegrass. Weed
143. [ ] Sporobolus heterolepis (A. Gray) A. Gray. Prairie Drop-seed. DeLongH
144. [ ] Triticum aestivum L. Wheat.

Total number of taxa: 103
Native Taxa:
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33
Exotic Taxa:
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67
Nativity Undetermined:
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3
Listed Weeds:
Identified as Weed
12

Locations Included in This Area

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Date and time this article was prepared: 6/16/2024 11:58:26 AM