Eastern Mojave Vegetation Clear Creek Canyon Park, Jefferson County, Colorado.


See also: Clear Creek. Clear Creek Canyon. Indian Gulch. Jefferson County Open Space.

See also: Welch Ditch.

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Refers to Jefferson County Open Space lands designated as Clear Creek Canyon Park. Small portions of this park are withing the city limits of Golden.

I do not include this location in Golden s.l. because it extended quite some distance, i.e., some 18 km., west of Golden.

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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.


Berberis repens Lindl. Creeping Barberry (TAS)


Betula occidentalis Hook. Water Birch (TAS)


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

Physaria vitulifera Rydb. Roundtip Twinpod (TAS)


Euphorbia esula L. Leafy Spurge (TAS)


Corydalis aurea Willd. Scrambled Eggs (Obs)


Ribes cereum Douglas. Wax Currant (TAS)


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


Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roem. Saskatoon Serviceberry (TAS)

Cotoneaster lucidus Schltdl. Hairy Stem Cotoneaster (TAS)

Prunus americana Marshall. American Plum (TAS)


Acer glabrum Torr. Rocky Mountain Maple (TAS)

Acer negundo L. Box Elder Maple (TAS)


Viola nuttallii Pursh. Nuttall's Violet (Obs)


Leucocrinum montanum Nutt. ex A. Gray. Star Lily (TAS)

Total number of taxa: 15
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If you have a question or a comment you may write to me at: tas4@schweich.com I sometimes post interesting questions in my FAQ, but I never disclose your full name or address.  

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Date and time this article was prepared:5:34:19 PM, 9/6/2021.