Eastern Mojave Vegetation Social Trail (across North Washington Open Space), Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado  
 

Tom Schweich  

Home Page  Across the top of a small open space area.
  Junction: Bicycle Trail

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   27 Mar 2017;
Full Size ImageSocial trail between housing development and Cannonball Brewery.  

Trail junction behind Cannonball Brewery
  Trail junction along west wall.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   30 May 2017;

Locations: North Washington Open Space.
Full Size ImageGeneral view looking east across the top of the hill.  

General view looking east across top of hill, with penstemons and paintbrushes.

Other articles:
• Golden Checklist Flora:  251130;
• Field Notes:   13 May 2018;
Full Size ImageField Trip group, May 13, 2018.  

Field trip to North Washington Open Space, 13 May 2018.

Other articles:
• Golden Checklist Flora:   up. wash.;
• Washington Avenue:   near Rubey;
• Field Notes:   25 Mar 2017;  20180311010;

Locations: North Washington Open Space.
Full Size ImageView south toward N. Rubey Drive.  

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View west to North Table Mountain.
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View south to Castle Rock.
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Bractless Blazing Star (Mentzelia nuda) with last year's fruit.
 

Other articles:
• Golden Checklist Flora:  251140;
• Field Notes:   15 May 2017;   Coll. No. 1614, 15 May 2017;  13 Dec 2018;
Full Size ImageSocial trail and trampled area.
Full Size ImageColl. No. 1614, Castilleja integra, along the top of the North Washington Open Space.  

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High density of Echinocereus viridiflorus
Location of Coll. No. 1614, Castilleja integra.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   27 Mar 2017;   Coll. No. 1611, 15 May 2017;
Full Size ImageLast year's fruit on Prunus virginiana
Full Size ImageSmall bench under tree.  

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Coll. No. 1611, Prunus virginiana, below an, as yet, unidentified small tree.
Small tree, looks like Prunus virginiana, with bench below it.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   27 Mar 2017;  20180311010;
Full Size ImageCoryphantha vivipara with fruit.
Full Size ImageMissouri Foxtail Cactus sits low in the soil.  

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Missouri Foxtail Cactus beside the trail.
Small path to bench, Coryphantha missouriensis beside it.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   27 Mar 2017;
Full Size ImagePrunus virginiana  

Small tree, looks like Prunus virginiana, no bench, but large piece of pegmatite beside it.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   27 Mar 2017;
Full Size ImageLeucocrinum montanum on south-facing slope.  

Leucocrinum beside path.

Other articles:
• Social Trail (N. Ford to Jackson):   at trl jct;
• Field Notes:   27 Feb 2017;
Full Size ImageSocial trail west across open space.  

 

Other articles:
• Social Trail (N. Ford to Jackson):   at trl jct;
• Field Notes:  20190416;
Full Size ImageBuffalo grass (Buchloe dactyloides) at the intersection of social trails.  

Junction: Social Trail, running north to N. Ford Street, or south to N. Columbine Street.
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Date and time this article was prepared: 11/28/2020 10:03:20 AM