Eastern Mojave Vegetation Ranson/Edwards Homestead Open Space Park, Jefferson County, Colorado.
 
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See also: Coal Creek Canyon Park. Jefferson County Open Space.

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Ranson/Edwards is managed as a unit of Coal Creek Canyon Park.

Field trips:

  • 25 September 2016, CoNPS Annual Meeting.
  • 8 July 2017, CoNPS
  • 16 June 2018, CoNPS
  • 22 July 2018, CoNPS
  • 17 July 2019, Jefferson County Open Space, Natural Resources staff.


Elevation: 0ft, 1965m.

Articles that refer to this location:

 

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Jefferson County Open Space. 2013. Ranch Region Management Plan: Includes White Ranch Park and Coal Creek Canyon Park. {TAS-pdf} https://jeffco.us/open-space/documents/open-space-master-plan-documents/os-master-plan-regional-management-plans/ranch-region-management-plan/, accessed 20 Jul 2016

Area Plant Lists that contain this location:

Species collected at or near this location.

This list summarizes plants collected or observed at this specific, named location. It does not include plants collected or observed at nearby named or unnamed locations. It may be more instructive to use the Area Lists that contain this location.

  • TAS – The plant was collected by Tom Schweich.
  • Oth – The plant was collected by someone, but not Tom.
  • Obs – The plant was observed, but not collected.

Pinaceae

Pinus ponderosa Laws. Ponderosa Pine (TAS)

Anacardiaceae

Rhus trilobata Nutt. trilobata. Skunkbush Sumac (Obs)

Toxicodendron rydbergii (Small ex Rydb.) Greene. Western Poison Ivy (Obs)

Apiaceae

Harbouria trachypleura (A. Gray) J.M. Coult. & Rose. Whiskbroom Parsley (TAS)

Lomatium orientale J.M. Coult. & Rose. Salt-and-Pepper (TAS)

Musineon divaricatum (Pursh) Raf. Leafy Wildparsley (Obs)

Apocynaceae

Apocynum ×floribundum Greene. Dogbane (TAS)

Asclepiadaceae

Asclepias speciosa Torr. Showy Milkweed (Obs)

Asclepias stenophylla A. Gray. Narrow-leaved Milkweed (TAS+Oth+Obs)

Asclepias viridiflora Raf. Green Comet Milkweed (Obs)

Asteraceae

Anthemideae

Achillea millefolium L. Common Yarrow (TAS)

Artemisia campestris L. Field Sagewort (TAS)

Artemisia campestris L. pacifica (Nutt.) Peck. Field Sagewort (TAS)

Artemisia frigida Willd. Prairie Sagewort (Obs)

Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. Silver Wormwood (TAS)

Astereae

Dieteria bigelovii (A. Gray) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartman. Bigelow's Tansy Aster (TAS)

Erigeron flagellaris A. Gray. Trailing Fleabane (TAS+Obs)

Erigeron tracyi Greene. Running Fleabane (Obs)

Erigeron vetensis Rydb. Early Bluetop Fleabane (TAS)

Grindelia squarrosa (Pursh) Dunal. Curlycup Gumweed (TAS+Obs)

Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britton & Rusby. Broom Snakeweed (TAS)

Heterotheca foliosa (Nutt.) Shinners. Hairy False Goldenaster (TAS)

Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners. Hairy False Goldenaster (TAS)

Solidago gigantea Aiton. Giant Goldenrod (TAS)

Solidago missouriensis Nutt. Missouri Goldenrod (TAS)

Solidago nana Nutt. Baby Goldenrod (TAS)

Solidago rigida L. humilis Porter. Stiff Goldenrod (TAS)

Solidago speciosa Nutt. pallida Porter. Pale Showy Goldenrod (TAS)

Symphyotrichum ericoides (Linnaeus) G. L. Nesom. White Heath Aster (TAS)

Symphyotrichum laeve (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve. Smooth Blue Aster (TAS)

Symphyotrichum porteri (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom. Smooth White Aster (TAS)

Townsendia hookeri Beaman. Hooker's Townsend Daisy (TAS)

Cardueae

Carduus nutans L. Nodding Plumeless Thistle (TAS)

Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Canada Thistle (TAS+Obs)

Cirsium undulatum (Nutt.) Spreng. Wavy Leaved Thistle (TAS)

Centaureinae

Centaurea diffusa Lam. White Knapweed (Obs)

Cichorieae

Cichoriinae

Cichorium intybus L. Common Chicory (TAS)

Crepidinae

Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wigg. Common Dandelion (TAS)

Hyoseridinae

Sonchus asper (L.) Hill. Spiny Sowthistle (TAS)

Lactucinae

Lactuca serriola L. Prickly Lettuce (TAS)

Scorzonerinae

Tragopogon dubius Scop. Yellow Salsify (TAS)

Coreopsideae

Bidens frondosa L. Devil's Beggartick (TAS+Oth)

Cynareae

Arctium minus Bernh. Lesser Burdock (TAS)

Eupatorieae

Liatris punctata Hook. Dotted Blazing Star (TAS+Oth)

Gnaphalieae

Antennaria rosea Greene. Rosy Pussytoes (TAS)

Pseudognaphalium macounii (Greene) Kartesz. Macoun’s Rabbit-Tobacco (TAS)

Helenieae

Gaillardia aristata Pursh. Blanketflower (TAS)

Heliantheae

Ambrosia psilostachya DC. Western Ragweed (TAS+Obs)

Helianthus pauciflorus Nutt. subrhomboideus (Rydb.) O. Spring & E. Schilling. Stiff Sunflower (TAS+Obs)

Helianthus pumilus Nutt. Little Sunflower (TAS+Obs)

Heliomeris multiflora Nutt. multiflora. Showy Golden Eye (TAS)

Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl. Upright Prairie Coneflower (TAS)

Madieae

Arnicinae

Arnica fulgens Pursh. Shining Leopardbane (TAS)

Senecioneae

Packera plattensis (Nuttall) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve. Prairie Groundsel (TAS)

Senecio integerrimus Nutt. Columbia Ragwort (TAS)

Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray. Broomlike Ragwort (TAS)

Boraginaceae

Cynoglossum officinale L. Gypsyflower (TAS)

Lappula occidentalis (S. Watson) Greene cupulata (A. Gray) Higgins. Crowned Stickseed (TAS)

Lithospermum incisum Lehm. Narrowleaf Stoneseed (TAS)

Lithospermum multiflorum Torrey ex A. Gray. Many Flowered Stoneseed (TAS+Oth)

Lithospermum occidentale (Mack.) Weakley, Witsell & D. Estes. Western Gromwell nee Marbleseed (TAS+Obs)

Mertensia lanceolata (Pursh) DC. Prairie Bluebells (TAS)

Plagiobothrys scouleri (Hook. & Arn.) I.M. Johnst. hispidulus (Greene) Dorn. Scouler's popcornflower (TAS)

Brassicaceae

Alyssum simplex Rudolphi. European Madwort (TAS)

Arabis pycnocarpa M. Hopkins pycnocarpa. Cream Flower Rockcress (TAS)

Barbarea vulgaris R. Br. Garden Yellowrocket (TAS)

Boechera fendleri (S.Watson) W.A.Weber. Fendler's rockcress (TAS)

Draba. Draba (Obs)

Draba reptans (Lam.) Fernald. Carolina Whitlow Grass (TAS)

Erysimum capitatum (Hook.) Greene. Sanddune Wallflower (TAS)

Lepidium campestre (L.) W. T. Aiton. Field Pepperweed (TAS)

Noccaea fendleri (A. Gray) Holub glauca (A. Nelson) Al-Shehbaz & M. Koch. (TAS)

Physaria montana (A. Gray) Greene. Mountain Bladderpod (TAS)

Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser. Bog Yellow-Cress (TAS)

Cactaceae

Echinocereus viridiflorus Engelm. Nylon Hedgehog Cactus (Obs)

Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm. Western Pricklypear (TAS)

Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britton & Rose. Mountain Ball Cactus (TAS+Obs)

Campanulaceae

Campanula rotundifolia L. Harebell (TAS)

Caprifoliaceae

Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook. Western Snowberry (TAS)

Caryophyllaceae

Cerastium arvense L. strictum Gaudin. Field Chickweed (TAS)

Dianthus armeria L. Deptford Pink (TAS+Obs)

Eremogone fendleri (A. Gray) Ikonnikov. Fendler's Sandwort (TAS)

Paronychia jamesii Torr. & A. Gray. James' Nailwort (TAS)

Saponaria officinalis L. Bouncingbet (TAS)

Silene L. Catchfly (TAS)

Silene csereii Baumg. Balkan Catchfly (TAS)

Silene latifolia Poir. Bladder Campion (TAS)

Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke. Maidens Tears (TAS)

Convolvulaceae

Convolvulus arvensis L. Field Bindweed (TAS)

Crassulaceae

Crassula aquatica (L.) Schoenl. Water Pygmy Weed (TAS)

Sedum lanceolatum Torr. Spearleaf Stonecrop (TAS)

Euphorbiaceae

Chamaesyce serpyllifolia (Pers.) Small. Thymeleaf Sandmat (TAS)

Fabaceae

Amorpha fruticosa L. False Indigo (TAS+Oth+Obs)

Amorpha nana Nutt. Dwarf False Indigo (TAS+Oth+Obs)

Astragalus agrestis Douglas ex G. Don. Purple Milkvetch (TAS)

Astragalus eucosmus B. L. Rob. Elegant Milkvetch (TAS)

Dalea purpurea Vent. Purple Prairie Clover (Obs)

Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh. American Licorice (TAS)

Lupinus caudatus Kellogg argophyllus (A. Gray) S.L. Welsh. Kellogg's Spurred Lupine (TAS)

Medicago sativa L. Alfalfa (TAS)

Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Yellow Sweet Clover (TAS)

Oxytropis lambertii Pursh. Purple Locoweed (TAS)

Psoralidium tenuiflorum (Pursh) Rydb. Slimflower Scurfpea (TAS)

Trifolium hybridum L. Alsike Clover (TAS)

Trifolium pratense L. Red Clover (TAS)

Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Nutt. ex Richardson divaricarpa (A. Nelson) Isely. Spreadfruit Goldenbanner (TAS)

Gentianaceae

Frasera speciosa Griseb. Elkweed (TAS+Obs)

Gentiana affinis Griseb. Pleated or Rocky Mountain Gentian. (TAS+Obs)

Geraniaceae

Geranium caespitosum James. Pineywoods Geranium (TAS)

Grossulariaceae

Ribes aureum Pursh. Golden Currant (TAS)

Ribes cereum Douglas. Wax Currant (TAS)

Hypericaceae

Hypericum perforatum L. Common St. John's Wort (TAS)

Lamiaceae

Lycopus americanus W. P. C. Barton. American Bugleweed (TAS)

Mentha arvensis L. Wild Mint (TAS)

Monarda fistulosa L. Wild Bergamot (TAS+Obs)

Prunella vulgaris L. Common Selfheal (TAS)

Salvia reflexa Hornemann. Lanceleaf Sage (TAS)

Scutellaria brittonii Porter. Britton's Skullcap (TAS)

Montiaceae

Claytonia rosea Rydb. Rocky Mountain Springbeauty (TAS)

Phemeranthus parviflorus (Nutt.) Kiger. Sunbright (TAS)

Myrsinaceae

Lysimachia ciliata L. Fringed Loosestrife (TAS)

Onagraceae

Epilobium brachycarpum C. Presl. Autumn Willow Herb (TAS)

Epilobium ciliatum Raf. Fringed Willowherb (TAS)

Epilobium hirsutum L. Hairy Willowherb (TAS)

Oenothera suffrutescens (Ser.) W. L. Wagner & Hoch. Linda Tarde (TAS)

Oenothera villosa Thunb. Hairy Evening Primrose (TAS)

Orobanchaceae

Castilleja integra A. Gray. Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush (TAS)

Castilleja sessiliflora Pursh. Downy Paintedcup (TAS)

Orobanche uniflora L. Naked Broomrape (TAS)

Oxalidaceae

Oxalis stricta L. Common Yellow Oxalis (TAS)

Phrymaceae

Erythranthe floribunda (Douglas ex Lindl.) G. L. Nesom. Many Flowered Monkey Flower (TAS)

Plantaginaceae

Callitriche palustris L. Vernal Star Wort (TAS)

Gratiola neglecta Torr. Clammy Hedge Hyssop (TAS)

Penstemon Schmidel. Beard Tongue (Obs)

Penstemon secundiflorus Benth. Sidebells Penstemon (TAS)

Penstemon virens Pennell ex Rydb. Front Range Beardtongue (TAS)

Plantago lanceolata L. Narrowleaf Plantain (TAS)

Plantago major L. Common Plantain (TAS)

Veronica anagallis-aquatica L. Water Speedwell (TAS)

Veronica peregrina L. xalapensis (Kunth) Pennell. Neckweed (TAS)

Polemoniaceae

Ipomopsis spicata (Nutt.) V.E. Grant. Spiked Ipomopsis (Obs)

Polygonaceae

Eriogonum alatum Torrey in L. Sitgreaves, Rep. Exped. Zuni Colorado Rivers. 168, plate 8. 1853. Winged Buckwheat (TAS+Obs)

Eriogonum arcuatum Greene, Pittonia. 4: 319. 1901. Baker's Buckwheat (TAS)

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. umbellatum. Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat (TAS)

Fallopia convolvulus (L.) A.Löve. Black Bindweed (TAS)

Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) M. Gómez. Pennsylvania smartweed (TAS)

Polygonum douglasii Greene. Douglas Knotweed (TAS)

Rumex acetosella L. Sheep Sorrel (TAS)

Ranunculaceae

Anemone patens L. multifida Pritzel. Eastern Pasqueflower (TAS)

Clematis hirsutissima Pursh. Hairy Clematis, Sugar Bowls (Oth)

Delphinium nuttallianum Pritz. Twolobe Larkspur (TAS)

Ranunculus pensylvanicus L. f. Pennsylvania Buttercup (TAS)

Rhamnaceae

Ceanothus fendleri A. Gray. Fendler's Ceanothus (TAS)

Rosaceae

Cercocarpus montanus Raf. Alder-Leaf Mountain Mahogany (Obs)

Crataegus succulenta Schrad. ex Link. Fleshy Hawthorn (TAS+Obs)

Geum macrophyllum Willd. Large-leaf Avens (Obs)

Potentilla L. Cinquefoil (TAS)

Potentilla effusa Douglas ex Lehm. Wooly Cinquefoil (TAS)

Potentilla hippiana Lehm. effusa (Douglas ex Lehm.) Dorn. Wooly Cinquefoil (TAS)

Prunus pumila L. besseyi (L. H. Bailey) Gleason. Sand Cherry (TAS)

Potentilla recta L. Sulphur Cinquefoil (TAS)

Potentilla rivalis Nutt. Brook Cinquefoil (TAS)

Potentilla supina L. paradoxa (Nuttall) Sojak. Bushy Cinquefoil (TAS)

Prunus americana Marshall. American Plum (TAS)

Prunus virginiana L. Chokecherry (TAS)

Rosa arkansana Porter. Prairie Rose (TAS)

Rubiaceae

Galium aparine L. Sticky Willy, Cleavers (TAS)

Galium boreale S. Watson. Bedstraw (TAS)

Salicaceae

Populus alba L. White Cottonwood (TAS)

Salix lasiandra Benth. caudata (Nutt.) Sudw. Greenleaf Willow (TAS)

Santalaceae

Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. pallida (A. DC.) Piehl. Pale Bastard Toadflax (TAS)

Scrophulariaceae

Limosella aquatica L. Water Mudwort (TAS)

Scrophularia lanceolata Pursh. Lanceleaf Figwort (Obs)

Verbenaceae

Verbena bracteata Lag. & Rodr. Large Bract Vervain (TAS)

Violaceae

Viola nuttallii Pursh. Nuttall's Violet (TAS)

Alismataceae

Alisma triviale Pursh. Northern Water Plantain (TAS)

Alliaceae

Allium cernuum Roth. Nodding Onion (TAS)

Allium geyeri S. Watson. Geyer's Onion (TAS)

Allium textile A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. Textile Onion (Oth)

Araceae

Lemna minor L. Common Duckweed (TAS)

Cyperaceae

Carex L. Sedge (TAS)

Carex brevior (Dewey) Mack. Shortbeak Sedge (TAS)

Carex inops L.H. Bailey heliophila (Mack.) Crins. Sun Sedge (Obs)

Carex nebrascensis Dewey. Nebraska Sedge (TAS)

Carex scoparia Schkuhr ex Willd. Pointed Broom Sedge (TAS)

Eleocharis engelmannii Steud. Engelmann's Spike-Rush (TAS)

Eleocharis R. Br. Spikerush (TAS)

Eleocharis acicularis (L.) Roem. & Schult. Needle Spikerush (TAS)

Eleocharis palustris (L.) Roem. & Schult. Common Spikerush (TAS)

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (C.C.Gmel.) Palla. Softstem Bulrush (TAS)

Scirpus pallidus (Britt.) Fern. Cloaked Bulrush (TAS)

Iridaceae

Iris missouriensis Nutt. Western Blue Flag (TAS)

Sisyrinchium montanum Greene. Rocky Mountain Blue-Eyed Grass (Obs)

Juncaceae

Juncus arcticus (Willd.)Trautv. balticus (Willdenow) Trautvetter. Arctic Rush (TAS)

Juncus bufonius L. Toad Rush (TAS)

Juncus interior Wiegand. Inland Rush (TAS)

Liliaceae

Calochortus gunnisonii S. Watson. Gunnison's Mariposa Lily (TAS+Obs)

Poaceae

Andropogoneae

Andropogon gerardii Vitman. Big Bluestem (TAS)

Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash. Little Bluestem (TAS)

Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash. Yellow Indian Grass (TAS)

Aristideae

Aristida purpurea Nutt. Purple Threeawn (TAS+Obs)

Aveneae

Agrostis gigantea Roth. Redtop (TAS)

Agrostis stolonifera L. Creeping Bentgrass (TAS)

Alopecurus carolinianus Walter. Carolina Foxtail (TAS)

Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult. Prairie Junegrass (TAS)

Phleum pratense L. Timothy (TAS)

Bromeae

Bromus briziformis Fisch. & C. A. Mey. Rattlesnake Brome (Obs)

Bromus inermis Leyss. Smooth Brome (TAS)

Bromus japonicus Thunb. Japanese Cheat Grass (TAS)

Cynodonteae

Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr. Sideoats Grama (TAS)

Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm. Buffalo Grass (TAS)

Spartina pectinata Bosc ex Link. Prairie Cordgrass (TAS)

Danthonieae

Danthonia spicata (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult. Poverty Oatgrass (TAS)

Eragrostideae

Muhlenbergia montana (Nutt.) Hitchc. Mountain Muhly (TAS)

Muhlenbergia wrightii Vasey ex J.M. Coult. Spike Muhly (TAS)

Sporobolus heterolepis (A. Gray) A. Gray. Prairie Drop-seed (TAS+Obs)

Meliceae

Glyceria elata (Rydb.) M. E. Jones. Fowl Manna Grass (TAS)

Paniceae

Echinochloa muricata (P. Beauv.) Fernald microstachya Wiegand. Rough Barnyardgrass (TAS)

Panicum virgatum L. Switchgrass (TAS)

Poeae

Dactylis glomerata L. Orchard Grass (TAS+Obs)

Poa compressa L. Canada Bluegrass (TAS)

Poa pratensis L. Kentucky Bluegrass (TAS)

Stipeae

Hesperostipa comata (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth. Needle and Thread (TAS+Obs)

Hesperostipa spartea (Trin.) Barkworth. Porcupine Grass (TAS+Obs)

Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth. Green Needlegrass (TAS)

Triticeae

Aegilops cylindrica Host. Jointed Goat Grass (TAS)

Elymus canadensis L. Canadian Wildrye (TAS)

Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey. Squirreltail Grass (TAS)

Hordeum jubatum L. Foxtail Barley (TAS)

Thinopyrum intermedium (Host) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey. Intermediate Wheatgrass (TAS+Obs)

Total number of taxa: 230
Native Taxa:
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Exotic Taxa:
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48
Nativity Undetermined:
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Listed Weeds:
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Date and time this article was prepared:4:57:38 PM, 7/22/2021.