Plants by Family

Plants are grouped by their scientific names within family which are listed by common name. See Plant Families for a list of families by scientific name and Plant Family Changes for a list of recent reclassifications affecting flora on this website. See Family Characteristics for distinguishing features of the larger families. Click on the plant's common name to see its image and more details. You can use your browser's Back button to return to this page or follow links to other pages.

Zones are: P = Plains, F = Foothills, M = Montane, S = Subalpine and A = Alpine. See Life Zones for details.

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Scientific NameCommon NameColorZonesHabitat
Family: Madder (Rubiaceae) 
 
Galium borealeNorthern BedstrawwhiteFMSdry meadows
Galium aparineSticky WillywhitePFMgravelly slopes, open woods
Houstonia rubraRed Bluetpink purple PFsandy areas, washes
 
Family: Maidenhair Fern (Pteridaceae)    
     
Cryptogramma acrostichoidesRock Brakegreen fernMSArocky outcrops
     
Family: Mallow (Malvaceae) 
 
Anoda cristataSpurred Anodapink purplePFdisturbed soil
Hibiscus trionumVenice Mallowwhite yellowPFdisturbed soil, gardens, roadsides
Malva neglectaCommon Mallowwhite lavenderPFdisturbed soil
Sidalcea candidaWhite Checker MallowwhiteFMSwet soil
Sidalcea neomexicanaWild HollyhockpinkFMmoist meadows
Sphaeralcea coccineaScarlet MalloworangePFdry meadows
Sphaeralcea fendleriFendler's GlobemalloworangePFdry areas, roadsides
Sphaeralcea grossulariifoliaGooseberryleaf GlobemalloworangePFdry meadows
Sphaeralcea hastulata (S. subhastata)Spear GlobemalloworangePFdry areas, roadsides
Sphaeralcea incana Gray GlobemalloworangePFdry meadows
Sphaeralcea parvifolia Smallflower GlobemalloworangePFdry areas, roadsides
 
Family: Miner's Lettuce (Montiaceae) 
 
Claytonia lanceolataSpring BeautypinkFMSmeadows, slopes
Claytonia megarhizaAlpine Spring Beautypink whiteAscree, gravelly areas
Lewisia nevadensisNevada BitterrootwhiteMSmeadows
Lewisia pygmaeaPygmy BitterrootpinkMSAmeadows
 
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae) 
 
Agastache urticifoliaGiant HyssoppinkFMSslopes, woods
Ajuga reptansCommon Bugleblue purplePFgardens
Dracocephalum parviflorumDragonheadpinkPFMdisturbed soil
Glechoma hederaceaCreeping Charlieblue lavenderPFmoist woods and lawns
Lamium amplexicauleHenbitpinkPFwaste places, gardens
Lycopus americanusWater HorehoundwhitePFwet areas
Marrubium vulgareHorehoundwhitePFfields
Mentha arvensisWild Mintblue lavenderPFMmoist areas, stream sides
Mentha spicataSpearmintblue lavenderPFdisturbed moist areas
Monarda fistulosaWild Bergamotpink purplePFMsunny slopes, gullies
Monardella odoratissimaCoyote Mintblue lavenderFMSopen rocky areas
Monardella pectinata Pony BeebalmwhitePFdry disturbed areas
Nepeta catariaCatnipwhitePFwaste places, open woods
Prunella vulgarisSelf-healblue purpleFMwet soil
Salvia reflexaRocky Mountain Sageblue  PFdry, disturbed areas
Salvia subincisaSawtooth Sageblue purpleFsandy, dry areas
Scutellaria brittoniiBritton's SkullcapbluePFMdry slopes, open woods
Stachys pilosaHedgenettlepink lavenderPFMmoist areas
Teucrium laciniatumLacy GermanderwhitePFdry open areas
 
Family: Morning Glory (Convolvulaceae)
 
Convolvulus arvensisBindweedwhitePFMdisturbed soil
Cuscuta indecoraBigseed Alfalfa DodderwhitePFroadside
Cuscuta pentagonaFiveangled DodderwhitePFroadside
Evolvulus nuttallianusSilky Evolvulusblue lavenderFMdry sandy slopes
Ipomoea coccineaStar-GloryredPFroadsides, waste places
Ipomoea purpureaCommon Morning GlorypurplePFmoist areas, disturbed soil
 
Family: Mustard (Brassicaceae) 
 
Alyssum simplexWild AlyssumyellowPFdry slopes
Arabis fendleri Fendler's RockcresslavenderFdry areas, openings
Arabis gunnisoniana Gunnison Rockcressblue lavenderFsagebrush, openings
Arabis nuttalliiNuttall's RockcresswhiteArocky places
Barbarea orthocerasWintercressyellowPFMwet disturbed soil
Boechera drummondiiDrummond’s Rockcresswhite pinkFMSmeadows
Boechera gracilenta (Arabis selbyi)Selby's RockcresslavenderPFpinyon-juniper, rocky and sandy soil
Boechera pallidifolia (Arabis pallidifolia)Gunnison County RockcresslavenderPFpinyon-juniper, rocky and sandy soil
Boechera spp.Rockcresspink yellowMrocky slopes
Capsella bursa-pastorisShepherds PursewhiteFMdisturbed soil
Cardamine cordifoliaBrookcresswhiteMSwet soil
Caulanthus spp.Wild CabbageyellowFdry sandy areas
Chorispora tenellaPurple Mustardblue purplePFdisturbed soil
Descurainia californicaSierra TansymustardyellowFMSopen woodlands, roadsides, gravel
Descurainia incana (D. richardsonii)Mountain TansymustardyellowMSdisturbed soil
Descurainia obtusaBlunt TansymustardyellowFsandy areas, disturbed soil
Descurainia pinnataWestern TansymustardyellowPFMdisturbed soil
Descurainia sophiaHerb SophiayellowFMdisturbed soil
Dimorphocarpa wislizeniSpectacle PodwhitePFdry sandy areas, roadsides
Draba aureaGolden DrabayellowMSAmeadows, woods
Draba crassaThick DrabayellowArocky slopes
Draba crassifoliaSnowbed WhitlowgrassyellowSAwoodlands, tundra
Draba rectifructaMountain DrabayellowMSopen woods, gravelly areas
Draba spectabilisShowy DrabayellowMSAmeadows, woodlands
Draba streptocarpaTwisted-pod DrabayellowMSAopen woods, meadows
Erysimum capitatumWallfloweryellowPFMSAmeadows and slopes
Erysimum inconspicuumShy WallfloweryellowPFpinyon-juniper, waste areas
Hesperis matronalisDames-Violetblue purplePFMdisturbed soil
Lepidium alyssoidesMesa PepperwortwhitePFdry areas, washes, canyons
Lepidium drabaWhitetopwhitePFdisturbed soil
Lepidium latifoliumBroadleaved PepperweedwhitePFdisturbed wet areas, pastures
Lepidium montanumWestern PeppergrasswhiteFM disturbed soil
Lobularia maritimaSweet AlyssumwhitePFdisturbed areas
Nasturtium officinaleWatercresswhitePFMwater, wet soil
Noccaea fendleriMountain CandytuftwhiteFMSAmeadows
Physaria acutifoliaDouble BladderpodyellowPFMdry, sandy slopes
Physaria fendleriFendler's BladderpodyellowPFsandy, gravelly areas, washes
Physaria floribundaPoint-tip TwinpodyellowFMdry sandy hillsides
Physaria gordoniiGordon's BladderpodyellowPFsandy, gravelly areas, washes
Physaria intermediaMid-BladderpodyellowFMsandy, gravelly areas, washes
Physaria montanaMountain BladderpodyellowFMdry slopes
Physaria rectipesStraight BladderpodyellowPFsandy, gravelly areas, washes
Physaria vituliferaRound-tip TwinpodyellowPFMdry, sandy slopes
Rorippa curvipesBluntleaf YellowcressyellowMS moist, rocky areas
Schoenocrambe linearifolia Pink Windmillslavender pinkPFdry rocky areas
Sisymbrium altissimumJim Hill MustardyellowPFMdisturbed soil
Sisymbrium linifolium Flaxleaf PlainsmustardyellowFdry disturbed soil
Sisymbrium officinaleHedge MustardyellowPFdisturbed soil
Smelowskia calycinaAlpine Smelowskiawhite Ascree
Stanleya pinnataPrince's PlumeyellowPFdry areas, deserts
Streptanthus cordatusHeartleaf TwistfloweryellowFMdry rocky slopes
Streptanthella longirostrisLittle TwistfloweryellowFMdry areas, canyons
Thelypodiopsis purpusiiPurpus' TumblemustardwhitePFjuniper openings, barren areas
Thelypodium integrifoliumEntireleaved Thelypodywhite lavenderPFdry areas, canyons
Thelypodium wrightiiWright's Thelypodywhite lavenderFrocky hillsides, canyons, streambanks
Thlaspi arvensePennycresswhitePFMdisturbed soil
 
Family: Nettle (Urticaceae) 
     
Urtica gracilisStinging Nettlegreen brownPFMmoist areas, streamsides
 
Family: Nightshade (Solanaceae) 
 
Chamaesaracha coronopusGreenleaf Five Eyeswhite greenPFdry sandy soil
Datura wrightiiSacred DaturawhitePtrailsides, river banks
Lycium pallidumPale Wolfberrygreen shrubPFdry canyons, washes, slopes
Physalis hederifolia var. fendleriIvyleaf GroundcherryyellowPFdisturbed areas, roadsides
Physalis foetens var. neomexicanaNew Mexico GroundcherryyellowPFdisturbed areas, roadsides
Physalis longifoliaLongleaf GroundcherryyellowPFdisturbed areas, roadsides
Quincula lobataPlains Chinese LanternpurplePFsandy soil, roadsides
Solanum elaeagnifoliumSilverleaf NightshadeblueFMdisturbed areas, trailsides
Solanum jamesiiWild PotatowhitePFMdisturbed areas, roadsides
Solanum nigrumBlack NightshadewhitePFdisturbed areas, roadsides
Solanum rostratumBuffalo BuryellowPFdisturbed areas, roadsides
 
Family: Oleaster (Elaeagnaceae) 
Elaegnus angustifoliaRussian OlivetreePFdry areas, watercourses
Shepherdia argenteaSilver BuffaloberryshrubFMmoist areas, streamsides
Shepherdia canadensisCanada BuffaloberryshrubFMSopen forests,rocky areas
 
Family: Olive (Oleaceae) 
     
Forestiera pubescensNew Mexico OlivetreeFwashes, along streams
Fraxinus anomalaSingle Leaf AshtreeFrocky drainages
 
Family: Onion (Alliaceae)
 
Allium brandegeeiBrandegee's OnionwhiteSAdry slopes
Allium cernuumNodding Onionpink lavenderFMSmeadows, ridges
Allium geyeriGeyer OnionpinkFMSAmoist soil
Allium textileWhite Wild OnionwhitePFdry, sandy areas
 
Family: Orchid (Orchidaceae)
 
Calypso bulbosaFairy Slipper OrchidpinkFMSforest floors
Corallorhiza maculataSpotted CoralrootpinkFMSmoist woods
Goodyera oblongifoliaWestern Rattlesnake Plantainwhite greenFMSdark conifer forests
Listera cordataHeartleaf Twaybladewhite greenFMSwet soil
Platanthera aquilonisNorthern Green Bog Orchidwhite greenMSwet soil
Platanthera dilatataWhite Bog OrchidwhiteMSwet soil
Spiranthes magnicamporumGreat Plains Lady's TresseswhitePFwet areas, streamsides
Spiranthes romanzoffianaLady's TresseswhiteMSwet soil
 
Family: Parsley (Apiaceae) 
 
Angelica amplaGiant AngelicawhiteFMwet soil
Angelica grayiGray's Angelicawhite greenSAmoist soil
Aletes sessiliflorusSessileflower Indian ParsleyyellowPFdry, sandy areas
Berula erectaCutleaf WaterparsnipwhitePFstreams, marshes
Carum carviCarawaywhitePFMdisturbed soil
Conium douglassi (Cicuta douglassi)Water HemlockwhitePFMwet soil
Cymopterus glomeratusFendler's SpringparsleyyellowPFdry, sandy areas
Heracleum lanatumCow ParsnipwhiteFMwet soil
Ligusticum porteriLovagewhiteMSmeadows, slopes
Lomatium dissectumIndian BalsamyellowFMdry meadows, slopes
Lomatium grayiiGray's BiscuitrootyellowPFdry meadows, slopes
Lomatium triternatumNineleaf BiscuitrootyellowFsagebrush, dry areas
Oreoxis alpinaAlpine ParsleyyellowAmeadows
Osmorhiza chilensisSweet Cicelywhite greenMSmoist woods
Osmorhiza occidentalisWestern Sweet Cicelywhite greenMSmoist woods
Oxypolis fendleriCowbanewhiteMSwet soil
Podistera eastwoodiaeEastwood's ParsleyyellowMmoist meadows
Pseudocymopterus montanusMountain ParsleyyellowFMSAmoist meadows
Sium suaveHemlock WaterparsnipwhitePFMwetlands
Vesper bulbosusBulbous Spring Parsleywhite purplePFpinyon-juniper woodlands
Vesper constancei Constance’s Spring Parsleywhite purplePFdry gravelly slopes
Vesper montanusMountain Spring Parsleywhite purplePFdry meadows, slopes
 
Family: Pea (Fabaceae) 
 
Amorpha fruticosaFalse IndigobushpurplePstreambanks
Astragalus agrestisField Milkvetchblue purplePFMmoist meadows
Astragalus alpinusAlpine Milkvetchblue lavenderAmoist meadows
Astragalus amphioxysCrescent Milkvetchpink purplePFdry, sandy areas
Astragalus bisulcatusTwo-Grooved Milkvetchwhite PFMdry, sandy areas
Astragalus bodiniiBodin's Milkvetchblue lavenderMSmoist areas
Astragalus calycosusTorrey's Milkvetchpurple whiteFMopen, rocky areas
Astragalus ceramicus var. ceramicusPainted Milkvetchwhite pinkPFdry, sandy areas
Astragalus ceramicus var. filifoliusPainted Milkvetchwhite pinkPFdry, sandy areas
Astragalus cicerChickpea MilkvetchwhitePFMmeadows, roadsides
Astragalus cottamiiCottam's Milkvetchpink lavenderFdry rocky areas
Astragalus drummondiiDrummond's MilkvetchwhitePFMdry meadows, slopes
Astragalus flexuosus Flexile Vetchpink lavenderFMdry areas
Astragalus gracilis Slender Milkvetchpink lavenderFMdry grassy areas
Astragalus laxmanniLaxmann's Milkvetchpink purpleFdry areas, roadsides
Astragalus lentiginosusFreckled Milkvetchpink purpleFdry areas, roadsides
Astragalus lonchocarpusRushy Milkvetchwhite creamPFdry sandy areas
Astragalus miserTimber MilkvetchwhiteFMopen slopes
Astragalus missouriensisMissouri Milkvetchpink purpleFdry openings
Astragalus mollissimusWoolly Milkvetchpink purplePFdry sandy areas, openings
Astragalus molybdenusLeadville Milkvetchblue  purpleSconifer forest floor
Astragalus multiflorusMany-flowered MilkvetchpurpleFMopenings
Astragalus newberryiNewberry's Milkvetchblue lavenderFdry sandy areas, openings
Astragalus nuttallianus var. austrinusSmall-flowered Milkvetchblue purpleFdry sandy areas, openings
Astragalus nuttallianus var. micranthiformis Turkeypeaspurple whitePFsandy openings
Astragalus praelongus var. ellisiaeEllis' Stinking Milkvetchwhite creamPFdry sandy areas
Astragalus praelongus var. praelongusStinking Milkvetchwhite creamPFdry sandy areas
Astragalus shortianusShort's Milkvetchpink purplePFdry slopes, roadsides
Astragalus tenellusLooseflower MilkvetchwhiteFMmeadows
Coronilla variaCrown VetchpinkPFdry areas, roadsides
Dalea candida oligophyllaWhite Prairie CloverwhitePFdry sandy areas
Dalea jamesiiJames' Prairie CloveryellowPFdry sandy areas
Dalea lanata var. terminalisWoolly Prairie CloverpurplePFsandy soils
Dalea leporina Foxtail Prairie CloverwhitePFroadsides, field edges
Dalea purpureaPurple Prairie CloverpurplePFslopes and meadows
Glycyrrhiza lepidotaWild LicoricewhitePFdry disturbed areas
Hedysarum borealeUtah SweetvetchpurpleFopenings, canyons
Lathyrus eucosmusBush Vetchlingpink purplePFMgulches, openings
Lathyrus leucanthusWhite Pea VinewhiteFMSmeadows, slopes
Lotus wrightiiWright's DeervetchyellowFMdry pine, oak woods
Lupinus argenteusSilvery Lupineblue whiteFMSsunny meadows
Lupinus argenteus ssp. ingratusSilvery Lupinewhite lavenderPFdry open area, roadsides
Lupinus bakeri bakeriBaker's Lupineblue purpleFMmeadows, sagebrush
Lupinus caespitosusDwarf LupineblueMSAmoist meadows
Lupinus caudatusTailcup Lupineblue whiteFMSmeadows, woods
Lupinus parviflorusLodgepole LupinepurpleFMSmeadows, aspen groves, slopes
Lupinus plattensisNebraska LupinebluePFmeadows, roadsides
Lupinus polyphyllus var. prunophilusChokecherry LupineblueFMwoodlands, open areas
Lupinus pusillusRusty LupineblueFdry sandy areas
Lupinus sericeus Silky LupineblueFMrocky slopes, open woods
Medicago lupulinaBlack MedicyellowFMdisturbed soil
Medicago sativaAlfalfablue purplePFMdisturbed soil
Melilotus albaWhite Sweet CloverwhitePFMdisturbed soil
Melilotus officinalisYellow Sweet CloveryellowPFMdisturbed soil
Onobrychis viciifoliaSainfoinpinkFMroadsides
Oxytropis deflexaPendant-pod Locoweedblue lavenderSAmoist meadows
Oxytropis lambertiiLambert Locoweedblue purplePFMSmeadows slopes
Oxytropis deflexa-lambertiiHybrid Locoweedblue lavenderPFMmeadows, roadsides
Oxytropis sericeaRocky Mountain LocowhitePFMopen fields, meadows
Phaseolus angustissimusSlimleaf BeanpinkPFdry hillsides
Prosopis glandulosa torreyanaHoney Mesquiteyellow shrubPwashes, sandy areas
Psoralidium lanceolatumLemon ScurfpeawhitePFdry sandy areas
Psoralidium tenuiflorumSlimflower ScurfpeapurplePFdry open slopes, prairie
Robinia neomexicanaNew Mexico Locustpink shrubPFmoist canyons, slopes
Robinia pseudoacacia Black Locustwhite shrubroadsides, fencelines
Sphaerophysa salsulaSwainsonpeared orangePFdisturbed moist areas, alkaline soil
Thermopsis montanaGolden BanneryellowFMSmeadows, woods
Thermopsis rhombifoliaGolden PeayellowFMPonderosa Pine forests
Trifolium dasphyllumAlpine CloverpinkArocky slopes
Trifolium gymnocarponHollyleaf Cloverwhite pinkFMopenings, roadsides
Trifolium hybridumAlsike CloverwhitePFMmeadows, roadsides
Trifolium nanumDwarf Cloverpink whiteSAmeadows, gravelly slopes
Trifolium parryiParry's CloverpinkSAmoist meadows
Trifolium pratenseRed Cloverpink purplePFMmoist meadows
Trifolium repensWhite CloverwhitePFMmeadows, roadsides
Vicia americanaAmerican Vetchblue purplePFMmeadows, slopes
Vicia villosa Hairy Vetch purplePF disturbed areas, roadsides
 
Family: Phlox (Polemoniaceae) 
 
Aliciella pinnatifidaSticky GiliablueFrocky slopes
Collomia linearisCollomiapinkPFMmeadows
Gilia ophthalmoidesEyed GiliawhiteFgravelly, sandy areas, P-J
Giliastrum acerosumSpiny Blue BowlsblueFdry gravelly areas
Ipomopsis aggregataScarlet GiliaredFMslopes, roadsides
Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. candidaWhite Fairy TrumpetwhiteFMsunny woods, trailsides
Ipomopsis longifloraFlaxflowered GilialavenderPFdry open areas
Ipomopsis multifloraManyflowered GilialavenderPFdry open areas
Ipomopsis pumilaDwarf IpomopsislavenderFsandy areas, openings
Ipomopsis tenuitubaPink Fairy TrumpetspinkMSsunny slopes
Leptosiphon nuttallii (Linanthus nuttalli)Nuttall's LinanthuswhiteFMrocky slopes
Microsteris gracilisSlender Phloxwhite blueFdry open areas, sagebrush
Phlox condensataAlpine PhloxwhiteAgravelly slopes
Phlox hoodiiCarpet PhloxwhiteFMgravel meadows
Phlox longifoliaLongleaf PhloxpinkPFopenings, woods
Phlox multifloraRocky Mountain Phloxwhite blueFMgravel meadows
Polemonium pulcherrimum delicatumSubalpine Jacob's LadderblueSAwoods
Polemonium foliosissimumLeafy Jacob's LadderblueMSmeadows
Polemonium viscosumSky Pilotblue purpleAscree, slopes
 
Family: Pine (Pinaceae) 
 
Abies bifoliaSubalpine FirtreeMSAnorth-facing slopes
Abies concolorWhite FirtreeFMmoist canyons, north-facing slopes
Picea engelmanniiEngelmann SprucetreeMSdry, north-facing slopes
Picea pungensColorado Blue SprucetreeFMSmoist slopes
Pinus contortaLodgepole PinetreeFMSdry slopes
Pinus edulisPinyon PinetreePFmesas, rocky slopes
Pinus ponderosaPonderosa PinetreeFMopen slopes
Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas FirtreeFMSmoist shady canyons
 
Family: Pink (Caryophyllaceae) 
 
Arenaria (Eremogone) congestaBallhead SandwortwhiteFMSAmeadows
Arenaria (Eremogone) fendleriFendler SandwortwhiteFMSAdry meadows, slopes
Arenaria lanuginosa saxosaSpreading SandwortwhiteMSopen woods
Arenaria (Minuartia) obtusilobaAlpine SandwortwhiteArocky meadows
Arenaria (Minuartia) rubellaBoreal SandwortwhiteAgravel slopes
Cerastium arvenseMouse-ear ChickweedwhitePFMSAdry meadows
Cerastium berringianumAlpine ChickweedwhiteAmeadows, talus
Moehringia laterifloraBluntleaf SandwortwhiteMSwoods, meadows
Moehringia macrophyllaLargeleaf SandwortwhiteMSmoist woods
Paronychia pulvinataAlpine Nailwortgreen whiteSArocky areas, scree
Saponaria officinalisBouncing Betwhite pinkPFdisturbed soil
Silene acaulisMoss CampionpinkAscree
Silene albaBladder CampionwhiteFMdisturbed soil
Silene menziesiiMenzie's CampionwhiteFMopen woods
Spergularia rubraRed SandspurrypinkMSdisturbed soil
Stellaria jamesianaJames StarwortwhiteFMmeadows, slopes
Stellaria longipesLongstalk StarwortwhiteMSAwet soil
 
Family: Plantain (Plantaginaceae)
Besseya alpinaAlpine KittentailspurpleAtundra, rocky areas
Besseya plantagineaKittentailswhiteMSwooded slopes
Chionophila jamesiiJames' SnowloverwhiteAwet tundra
Collinsia parvifloraBlue-eyed MarybluePFMshady places
Hippuris vulgarisMare's TailgreenFMponds, stream sides
Linaria dalmatica Tall Butter & EggsyellowPF disturbed areas
Linaria vulgarisButter & EggsyellowPFMdisturbed areas
Penstemon alpinusAlpine Sawsepal Penstemonblue purpleFMSgravelly slopes, roadsides
Penstemon angustifoliusNarrow-Leaved PenstemonblueFMSsandy areas, vacant lots
Penstemon auriberbisColorado PenstemonlavenderFdry slopes, pinyon-juniper woods
Penstemon barbatusBeardlip PenstemonredFMopen rocky soil
Penstemon brandegeeiBrandegee's Penstemonblue purpleFMgravelly slopes, roadsides
Penstemon caespitosusCreeping Penstemonblue purpleFMdry rocky areas
Penstemon comarrhenusDusty Beardtonguelavender pink PFsagebrush, pinyon woods
Penstemon crandalliiCrandall's Beardtongueblue purpleFMdry rocky areas
Penstemon eatoniiFirecracker PenstemonredFMopen rocky woodlands
Penstemon glaberSawsepal PenstemonblueFMopenings
Penstemon halliiHall's Penstemonblue purpleAtundra, rocky soil
Penstemon harbouriiScree Penstemonblue purpleSAscree, talus
Penstemon jamesiiJames' Beardtongueblue lavenderPFMcanyons, pinyon-juniper woods
Penstemon lentusHandsome Beardtongueblue lavenderFdry areas, openings, canyons
Penstemon mensarumGrand Mesa PenstemonblueMSdisturbed areas
Penstemon ophianthusCoiled Anther Penstemonblue lavenderPFdry slopes, pinyon-juniper woods
Penstemon palmeriPalmer's Penstemon pinkPFdry areas, roadsides
Penstemon procerusClustered Penstemonblue MSAmeadows, slopes
Penstemon rydbergiiRydberg's Penstemonblue purpleFMAmoist meadows
Penstemon saxosorumUpland PenstemonblueMdry, rocky areas
Penstemon secundiflorusSidebells Beardtongueblue lavenderPFMdry sandy areas
Penstemon strictus Rocky Mountain Penstemonblue purpleFMSmeadows, slopes
Penstemon unilateralis Oneside Penstemonblue purpleFMshady slopes, roadsides
Penstemon utahensisUtah Penstemonred pinkPFhot dry slopes, canyons
Penstemon virensFront Range PenstemonblueFPMgravelly areas, wooded slopes
Penstemon whippleanusDusky Penstemonblue purpleSAslopes, trails
Plantago eriopodaRedwool Plantaingreen whiteFMopenings
Plantago lanceolataEnglish Plantaingreen brownPFMroadsides, trails
Plantago majorCommon PlantaingreenPFMroadsides, trails
Plantago patagonicaWoolly Plantaingreen whiteFsandy areas, canyons
Plantago tweedyiTweedy's PlantainbrownMSmoist meadows
Veronica americanusAmerican SpeedwellbluePFMSwet soil
Veronica anagallis-aquatica Water SpeedwellbluePFwater
Veronica nutansAlpine SpeedwellblueSAwet soil
Veronica serpyllifolia Thyme-leaved SpeedwellblueMSwet soil
 
Family: Poppy (Papaveraceae) 
 
Argemone polyanthemosPrickly PoppywhitePFroadsides, disturbed areas
Corydalis aurea ssp. aureaGolden Smokeyellow  PFMdisturbed soil
Corydalis aurea ssp. occidentalisGolden Smokeyellow  PFdisturbed soil
Corydalis caseanaCorydalispinkPFMSmoist meadows
 
Family: Primrose (Primulaceae) 
 
Androsace septentrionalisRock PrimrosewhiteFMSAwoods, meadows
Dodecatheon pulchellumShooting StarpinkFMSAwet soil
Lysimachia nummulariaCreeping JennyyellowFMshallow water, bogs
Primula parryiParry's PrimrosepinkAstreambank
 
Family: Purslane (Portulacaceae) 
 
Portulaca oleraceaCommon PurslaneyellowPdisturbed soil
 
Family: Rose (Rosaceae) 
 
Amelanchier alnifoliaServiceberrywhite shrubFMmoist slopes
Amelanchier utahensisUtah Serviceberrywhite shrubPFMdry slopes, pinyon-juniper woodlands
Cercocarpus montanusMountain Mahoganygreen shrubFMdry areas, rocky hillsides
Crataegus erythropodaShiny-leaved Hawthornwhite shrubPFMmoist areas
Dryas octopetalaMountain DryadwhiteAtundra
Fallugia paradoxaApache PlumeswhitePFMdry mesas and slopes
Fragaria vesca bracteataWoodland StrawberrywhiteFMSmeadows, openings
Fragaria virginianaWild StrawberrywhiteFMSmeadows, openings
Geum rossiiAlpine AvensyellowSAmeadows
Geum triflorumPrairie SmokepinkPFMSmeadows
Holodiscus dumosusRock Spireawhite shrubFMsteep sunny slopes
Ivesia gordoniiGordon's IvesiayellowArocky meadows
Petrophyton caespitosumRock Rosepink whiteMlimestone crevices
Physocarpus monogynusNinebarkwhite shrubFMSrocky slopes, openings
Potentilla anserinaSilverweedyellowFMmeadows, slopes
Potentilla argutaTall CinquefoilwhiteMmeadows
Potentilla diversifoliaVarileaf CinquefoilyellowSAmoist areas
Potentilla fissaLeafy CinquefoilyellowFMSrocky areas, roadsides
Potentilla fruticosaShrubby Cinquefoilyellow shrubFMSAmoist
Potentilla hippianaWoolly CinquefoilyellowFMSdry slopes
Potentilla paradoxaParadox CinquefoilyellowPFmoist or wet areas, lake shores
Potentilla pensylvanicaPrairie CinquefoilyellowFMSrocky areas
Potentilla pulcherrimaBeautiful CinquefoilyellowMSmeadows, roadsides
Potentilla rectaSulfur Cinquefoilwhite creamFMdisturbed soil
Prunus americanaWild Plumwhite treePFmoist areas, ditches, canyons
Prunus virginianaWestern Chokecherrywhite shrubFMslopes
Purshia stansburyanaStansbury's Cliffroseyellow shrubPFdry scrublands, woodlands
Purshia tridentataAntelope Brushyellow shrubFMrocky slopes
Rosa arkansanaArkansas Rosewhite shrubPFslopes,ditches,fencelines
Rosa woodsiiWild Rosepink shrubPFMslopes, roadsides
Rubus deliciocusBoulder Raspberrywhite shrubPFMopen, rocky areas
Rubus idaeusWild Raspberrywhite shrubMStalus, disturbed soil
Rubus parviflorumThimbleberrywhite shrubMmoist slopes
Sibbaldia procumbensSibbaldiayellowSAmeadows, slopes
Sorbus scopulinaMountain Ashwhite shrubMslopes
 
Family: Rue (Rutaceae) 
 
Ptelea trifoliataNarrowleaf HoptreetreePFcanyons, pine/juniper forests
 
Family: Rush (Juncaceae)
 
Juncus alpinoarticulatus (J. alpinus)Alpine RushbrownMSwet sandy or gravelly areas
Juncus arcticus ssp littoralisMountain RushbrownPFMSmoist areas
Juncus arcticus var. mexicanusMexican RushbrownPFMwet areas, riversides
Juncus articulatusJointleaf RushbrownFMwet sand, moist areas
Juncus drummondiiDrummond's RushbrownSAwet areas, stream sides
Juncus mertensianusMertens' RushbrownMSAmoist to wet areas
Juncus saximontanus Rocky Mountain RushbrownPFMmoist areas
Juncus torreyiTorrey's Rushgreen PFwet areas, stream sides
Juncus triglumis var. albescensNorthern White RushwhiteSAmoist, rocky areas
Luzula parvifloraSmallflowered WoodrushbrownFMSAmoist areas
 

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