Eastern Mojave Vegetation Voucher of Coll. No. 2252, Balsanorhiza sagittata  


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  Asteraceae Balsamorhiza sagittata
Photographed 16 November 2020.

Plants of Jefferson County Open Space
Jefferson County, Colorado

Balsamorhiza sagittata (Pursh) Nutt.  Arrow-Leaf Balsamroot.

Tin Cup Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado. Lower slopes of Tin Cup Ridge, the northward extension of Dinosaur Ridge into Golden, a hogback at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range, 6.63 km. south of the GNIS location of Golden. 39.7134N, 105.2044W. WGS 1984 Elev. 1898 m. About 24 plants here, about half of which are in bloom. Another colony of 60-100 plants a little higher on the hogback. Usually described as a western slope plant. Perhaps planted here. Regardless, it is naturalized and spreading, if not native.

Collected by permit: Jefferson County Open Space, 2020, issued: Apr 13, 2020, to: Tom Schweich.

Tom Schweich 2252. 30-Apr-2020

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