Eastern Mojave Vegetation Clear Creek Canyon, Jefferson County, Colorado.
 
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Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Clear Creek. Clear Creek Canyon Park. Welch Ditch.

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This definition of Clear Creek Canyon refers to that portion west of the city limits of Golden, west to the intersection of US 6 with I-70.

I do not include this location in Golden s.l. because it extended quite some distance, i.e., some 22 km., west of Golden.


Elevation: 5695ft, 1736m.

Articles that refer to this location:

 

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Van Horn, Richard. 1972. Surficial and bedrock geologic map of the Golden Quadrangle, Jefferson County, Colorado. USGS IMAP: 761-A. 1972. {TAS-pdf} http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/ngm-bin/pdp/download.pl?q=7281_9511_5, accessed 27 August 2014

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.

Selaginellaceae

Selaginella mutica D.C. Eaton ex Underw. Bluntleaf Spikemoss (Oth)

Selaginella weatherbiana R. Tryon. Weatherby's Spike Moss (Oth)

Anacardiaceae

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

Apiaceae

Aletes acaulis (Torr.) J.M. Coult. & Rose. Stemless Indian Parsley (Oth)

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

Asteraceae

Astereae

Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. I. Nesom & G. I. Baird. Rubber Rabbitbush (Oth)

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

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

Cichorieae

Scorzonerinae

Scorzonera laciniata L. Cutleaf Vipergrass (Oth)

Brassicaceae

Physaria vitulifera Rydb. Roundtip Twinpod (Oth)

Campanulaceae

Campanula rotundifolia L. Harebell (Oth)

Chenopodiaceae

Dysphania botrys (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants. Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot (Oth)

Salsola collina Pall. Slender Russian Thistle (Oth)

Cleomaceae

Polanisia dodecandra (Linnaeus) de Candolle trachysperma (Torrey & A. Gray) H. H. Iltis. Sandyseed Clammyweed (Oth)

Ericaceae

Pyrola asarifolia Michx. Liverleaf Wintergreen (Oth)

Loasaceae

Mentzelia multiflora (Nutt.) A. Gray. Adonis Blazing Star (Oth)

Nyctaginaceae

Mirabilis linearis (Pursh) Heimerl. Narrowleaf Four O'Clock (Oth)

Onagraceae

Oenothera coronopifolia Torr. & A. Gray. Crownleaf Evening Primrose (Oth)

Plantaginaceae

Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill. Dalmatian ToadFlax (Oth)

Penstemon glaber Pursh glaber. Sawsepal Penstemon (Oth)

Penstemon secundiflorus Benth. Sidebells Penstemon (Oth)

Ranunculaceae

Clematis orientalis L. Oriental Virginsbower (Oth)

Delphinium nuttallianum Pritz. Twolobe Larkspur (Oth)

Rosaceae

Geum aleppicum Jacq. Avens (Oth)

Holodiscus dumosus (Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray) A.Heller. Rock Spiraea (Oth)

Prunus americana Marshall. American Plum (Oth)

Rubus deliciosus Torr. Delicious raspberry (Oth)

Salicaceae

Populus angustifolia E. James. Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Oth)

Salix exigua Nutt. Coyote Willow, Narrow-Leaved Willow (Oth)

Salix ligulifolia (C. R. Ball) C. R. Ball ex C. K. Schneider. Strap-Leaf Willow (Oth)

Salix monticola Bebb. Park Willow (Oth)

Cyperaceae

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

Carex nebrascensis Dewey. Nebraska Sedge (Oth)

Orchidaceae

Platanthera aquilonis Sheviak. Northern Green Orchid (Oth)

Poaceae

Poeae

Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb. Six Weeks Fescue (Oth)

Total number of taxa: 35
Native Taxa:
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28
Exotic Taxa:
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5
Nativity Undetermined:
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2
Listed Weeds:
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0
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Date and time this article was prepared:6:08:17 PM, 9/22/2021.