Flowers by Scientific Name

A

SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Aconitum columbianum Monk's Hood Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Achillea millefolium Yarrow, Common Yarrow Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Actaea rubra Red Baneberry, Western Baneberry Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Agastache urticifolia Horsemint Giant Hyssop, Nettleleaf Giant Hyssop Lamiaceae (Mint) White
Agoseris aurantiaca var. aurantiaca Orange Agoseris Asteraceae (Sunflower) Orange
Agoseris aurantiaca var. purpurea Orange Agoseris Asteraceae (Sunflower) Orange
Agoseris glauca Pale Agoseris, False Dandelion Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Allium acuminatum Taper-tip Onion Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) Pink
Allium brandegeei Brandegee's Onion Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) White
Allium cernuum Nodding Onion Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) Pink
Allium geyeri var. geyeri Geyer's Onion Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) Pink
Amelanchier alnifolia Serviceberry Rosaceae (Rose) White
Anaphalis margaritacea Pearly Everlasting Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Androsace septentrionalis Northern Fairy-Candelabra, Pygmyflower Rockjasmine Primulaceae (Primrose) White
Anemone multifida Cutleaf Anemone, Red Windflower Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Pink
Anemone narcissiflora var. zyphyra Narcissus Anemone Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Angelica grayi Gray's Angelica Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Antennaria anaphaloides Pearly Pussytoes, Tall Pussytoes Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Antennaria media Rocky Mountain Pussytoes Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Antennaria parvifolia Small-leaf Pussytoes Asteraceae (Sunflower)White
Antennaria rosea Pink Pussytoes, Rosy Pussytoes Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Antennaria umbrinella Umber Pussytoes Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Anticlea elegans
(Zigadenus elegans)
Death Camas, Mountain Death Camas Melanthiaceae (False Hellebore) White
Apocynum androsaemifolium Spreading Dogbane Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White
Apocynum cannabinum Indian Hemp Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White
Aquilegia coerulea Colorado Columbine Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Blue
Aquilegia elegantula Shooting Star Columbine, Red Columbine Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Red
Argemone polyanthemos Crested Prickly-poppy Papaveraceae (Poppy) White
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Kinnikinnick, Bearberry Ericacea (Heath) White
Arnica cordifolia Heartleaf Arnica Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Arnica latifolia Broadleaf Arnica Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Arnica mollis Hairy Arnica, Subalpine Arnica Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Arnica parryi Rayless Arnica, Parry's Arnica, Nodding Arnica Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Arnica rydbergii Subalpine Arnica Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Artemisia borealis
(Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis, Artemisia campestris var. purshii)
Boreal Sagewort, Boreal Sage, Northern Wormwood Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Artemisia campestris ssp. pacifica Field Sagewort Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Artemisia frigida Prairie Sagewort, Fringed Sage Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Artemisia scopulorum Alpine Sagebrush, Alpine Sagewort, Alpine Sage Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Artemisia tridentata Big Sagebrush Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Asclepias speciosa Showy Milkweed Apocynaceae (Dogbane) Pink
Astragalus alpinus var. alpinus Alpine Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Astragalus agrestis Field Milkvetch, Purple Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Astragalus cicer Chickpea Milkvetch, Cicer Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) White
Astragalus flexuosus Flexible Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Astragalus gracilis Slender Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Astragalus hallii Hall's Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Astragalus kentrophyta Spiny Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) White
Astragalus laxmannii var. robustior Prairie Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Astragalus miser Timber Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) White
Astragalus pattersonii Patterson Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) White
Astragalus scopulorum Rocky Mountain Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) White
Astragalus shortianus Short's Milkvetch Fabaceae (Pea) Purple

B

SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Balsamorhiza sagittata Arrowhead Balsamroot Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Berberis repens
(Mahonia repens)
Creeping Barberry Berberidaceae (Barberry) Yellow
Berteroa incana Hoary False Alyssum Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Bistorta bistortoides
(Polygonum bistortoides)
American Bistort Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Bistorta vivipara
(Polygonum viviparum)
Alpine Bistort Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Boechera grahamii
(Arabis drummondii var. brachycarpa)
Graham's Rockcress Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Boechera retrofracta
(Arabis holboellii var. retrofracta)
Reflexed Rockcress, Second Rockcress Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Boechera stricta
(Arabis drummondii)
Drummond's Rockcress Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Brickellia grandiflora Mountain Brickelbush, Tasselflower Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Bromus inermis Smooth Brome Poaceae (Grass)
Bromus carinatus
(Bromus marginatus)
Mountain Brome Poaceae (Grass)

C

SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Calamagrostis canadensis Bluestem Reedgrass Poaceae (Grass)
Calochortus gunnisonii Mariposa Lily Liliaceae (Lily) White
Calochortus nuttallii Sego Lily Liliaceae (Lily) White
Caltha leptosepala Marsh-marigold, White Marsh-marigold Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Calypso bulbosa var. americana Fairy Slipper, Calypso Orchid Orchidaceae (Orchid) Purple
Campanula parryi Parry's Bellflower, Parry's Harebell Campanulaceae (Bellflower) Purple
Campanula rotundifolia Harebell, Bluebell, Bellflower Campanulaceae (Bellflower) Blue
Campanula uniflora Arctic Bellflower, Arctic Harebell Campanulaceae (Bellflower) Blue
Cardamine cordifolia Heartleaf Bittercress Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Carduus nutans Musk Thistle Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Carex ebenea Black Sedge Cyperaceae (Sedge)
Carex scopulorum Rocky Mountain Sedge Cyperaceae (Sedge)
Castilleja flava Yellow Indian Paintbrush Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Castilleja integra Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush, Squawfeather Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Red
Castilleja linariifolia Wyoming Paintbrush Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Red
Castilleja miniata Scarlet Paintbrush, Red Indian Paintbrush Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Red
Castilleja occidentalis Western Indian Paintbrush Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Castilleja rhexiifolia Rosy Paintbrush, Splitleaf Paintbrush Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Pink
Castilleja sulphurea Yellow Indian Paintbrush Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Ceanothus fendleri Fendler's Ceanothus, Fendler's Buckthorn Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn) White
Ceanothus velutinus Snowbrush, Snowbrush Ceanothus Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn) White
Centaurea montana Mountain Cornflower, Mountain Bluet Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue
Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum Alpine Chickweed, Field Mouse-ear Chickweed Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Cerastium beeringianum Bering Chickweed, Bering Sea Mouse-ear Chickweed Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Cercocarpus montanus Birchleaf Mountain Mahogany, Alderleaf Mountain Mahogany Rosaceae (Rose) Pink
Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina Alpine Dustymaiden, Alpine Pincushion Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Chaetopappa ericoides Rose Heath, Small-flower Aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Chamerion angustifolium
ssp. angustifolium
Fireweed Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Chamerion latifolium Alpine Fireweed, Dwarf Fireweed Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Chenopodium atrovirens Pinyon Goosefoot Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) Green
Chenopodium berlandieri Pitseed Goosefoot Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) Green
Chenopodium capitatum Strawberry Blite, Blite Goosefoot Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) Red
Chionophila jamesii Rocky Mountain Snowlover Plantaginaceae (Plantain) White
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus Douglas' Rabbitbrush, Green Rabbitbrush, Yellow Rabbitbrush Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Cichorium intybus Common Chicory Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue
Cirsium arizonicum var. bipinnatum Cainville Thistle Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Cirsium arvense Canada Thistle Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Cirsium canescens Prairie Thistle Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Cirsium eatonii Eaton's Thistle, Mountaintop Thistle Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Cirsium eatonii var. eriocephalum
(Cirsium scopulorum)
Alpine Thistle, Mountain Thistle, Frosty Ball Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Cirsium perplexans Rocky Mountain Thistle, Adobe Hills Thistle Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Cirsium scariosum Meadow Thistle Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Cladonia chlorophaea Cup Lichen Cladoniaceae (Cladonia)
Claytonia megarhiza Alpine Springbeauty Montiaceae (Miner’s Lettuce) White
Clematis hirsutissima Hairy Clematis, Sugarbowl Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Clematis ligusticifolia Virgin's Bower, Western White Clematis Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Collinsia parviflora Blue-eyed Mary Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Collomia linearis Tiny Trumpet, Narrow-leaf Collomia Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Pink
Conioselinum scopulorum Rocky Mountain Hemlock-parsley Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Convolvulus arvensis Field Bindweed Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory) White
Corallorhiza maculata var. maculata Spotted Coralroot, Summer Coralroot Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Corallorhiza trifida Yellow Coralroot, Early Coralroot Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Cornus canadensis Bunchberry Dogwood Cornaceae (Dogwood) White
Corydalis aurea Golden Corydalis, Scrambled Eggs Papaveracea (Poppy) Yellow
Corydalis caseana ssp. brandegeei Fitweed, Sierra Fumewort Papaveracea (Poppy) White
Crepis atribarba Slender Hawk's-beard Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Croton texensis Texas Croton Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) White
Cryptantha ambigua Basin Cryptantha Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha cinerea var. jamesii James' Cryptantha Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha minima Little Cryptantha Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha fendleri Sandune Cryptantha, Fendler's Cryptantha Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha thyrsiflora Calcareous Cryptantha Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cylindropuntia imbricata var. imbricata
(Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata,
Opuntia imbricata var. arborescens)
Tree Cholla, Cane Cholla Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink

D

SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Dalea candida Prairie White Clover Fabaceae (Pea) White
Dasiphora fruticosa
(Potentilla fruticosa)
Shrubby Cinquefoil Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Daucus carota Queen Anne's Lace Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Delphinium barbeyi Subalpine Larkspur Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens Plains Larkspur, White Larkspur, Carolina Larkspur Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Delphinium geyeri Geyer's Larkspur Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Delphinium nuttallianum Nuttall's Larkspur, Two-lobed Larkspur Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hairgrass Poaceae (Grass)
Descurainia incana Mountain Tansy-mustard Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Descurainia incisa ssp. incisa Mountain Tansy-mustard Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Dieteria bigelovii
(Machaeranthera bigelovii)
Bigelow's Tansy-aster, Tall Tansy-aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Dieteria canescens
(Machaeranthera canescens)
Hoary Tansy-aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Draba albertina Slender Draba Brassicacea (Mustard) Yellow
Draba aurea Golden Draba Brassicacea (Mustard) Yellow
Draba crassa Thick-leaf Draba Brassicacea (Mustard) Yellow
Draba crassifolia Snowbed Draba Brassicacea (Mustard) Yellow
Draba streptobrachia Alpine Tundra Draba Brassicacea (Mustard) Yellow
Dracocephalum parviflorum
(Moldavica parviflora)
American Dragonhead Lamiacea (Mint) Pink
Dryas octopetala Eight-petal Mountain Avens, Mountain Avens, Mountain Dryad Rosacea (Rose) White
Drymocallis convallaria
(Potentilla convallaria,
Drymocallis arguta ssp. convallaria)
Creamy Cinquefoil Rosaceae (Rose) White
Drymocallis fissa
(Potentilla fissa)
Leafy Cinquefoil Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow

E-F

SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Epilobium anagallidifolium Alpine Willowherb Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Epilobium brachycarpum Tall Annual Willowherb, Panicled Willowherb Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum Fringed Willowherb Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Epilobium hornemannii var. hornemannii Hornemann's Willowherb Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Epilobium lactiflorum Whiteflower Willowherb, Milkflower Willowherb Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine Common Scouring-rush, Scouring-rush Horsetail Equisetaceae (Horsetail) Brown
Equisetum laevigatum Smooth Scouring-rush, Smooth Horsetail Equisetaceae (Horsetail) Brown
Eremogone congesta
(Arenaria congesta)
Ballhead Sandwort Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Eremogone hookeri var. hookeri
(Arenaria hookeri ssp. hookeri)
Hooker's Sandwort Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Eremogone fendleri
(Arenaria fendleri)
Fendler's Sandwort Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Ericameria nauseosa Rubber Rabbitbrush, Golden Bush Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ericameria parryi var. parryi Rabbitbrush, Parry's Rabbitbrush Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Erigeron bellidiastrum Pretty Daisy, Western Fleabane Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Erigeron compositus Cutleaf Daisy, Fernleaf Fleabane Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Erigeron coulteri Coulter's Daisy, Whiteray Daisy Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Erigeron divergens Spreading Fleabane, Spreading Daisy Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Erigeron elatior Tall Fleabane, Daisy Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Erigeron flagellaris Trailing Daisy, Trailing Fleabane Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Erigeron formosissimus Beautiful Daisy, Beautiful Fleabane Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue
Erigeron glacialis
(Erigeron peregrinus)
Subalpine Fleabane, Subalpine Daisy Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Erigeron grandiflorus
(Erigeron simplex)
Rocky Mountain Alpine Daisy Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Erigeron leiomerus Rockslide Daisy Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Erigeron melanocephalus Blackheaded Daisy, Blackhead Fleabane Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Erigeron pinnatisectus Featherleaf Fleabane Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Erigeron speciosus Showy Daisy, Aspen Fleabane Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Eriogonum alatum var. alatum Winged Buckwheat Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Yellow
Eriogonum arcuatum var. xanthum Ivy League Buckwheat Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Yellow
Eriogonum cernuum Nodding Buckwheat Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Eriogonum jamesii James' Buckwheat Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum Purple Cusion Buckwheat Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Eriogonum racemosum Red-root Buckwheat Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Eriogonum umbellatum var. majus Sub-alpine Sulphur-flower, Sulphur-flower Buckwheat Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Eriogonum umbellatum var. porteri Porter's Buckwheat, Porter's Sulphur-flower Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Yellow
Eriogonum umbellatum var. umbellatum Sulphur-flower Buckwheat Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Yellow
Eritrichium nanum Arctic Alpine Forget-Me-Not Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not) Blue
Erodium cicutarium Redstem Stork's Bill, Filaree Geraniaceae (Geranium) Pink
Erysimum capitatum Western Wallflower Brassicacea (Mustard) Yellow
Erysimum capitatum var. purshii Pursh's Wallflower Brassicacea (Mustard) Purple
Eucephalus engelmannii Engelman's Aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Euphorbia esula Leafy Spurge Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) Green
Eutrochium maculatum var. bruneri
(Eupatoriadelphus maculatus var. bruneri)
Western Spotted Gravel-root, Spotted Joe-pye Weed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Fragaria vesca Woodland Strawberry Rosaceae (Rose) White
Fragaria virginiana ssp. glauca Wild Stawberry, Mountain Strawberry Rosaceae (Rose) White
Frasera speciosa Elkweed, Monument Plant Gentianaceae (Gentian) White/green

G

SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Gaillardia aristata Blanketflower, Great Blanketflower Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Galium boreale Northern Bedstraw Rubiaceae (Madder) White
Gayophytum diffusum ssp. parviflorum Spreading Groundsmoke Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Gentiana affinis
(Pneumonanthe affinis)
Rocky Mountain Gentian, Pleated Gentian Gentianaceae (Gentian) Blue
Gentiana parryi
(Pneumonanthe parryi)
Parry's Gentian, Mountain Gentian Gentianaceae (Gentian) Blue
Gentiana prostrata
(Chondrophylla prostrata)
Pygmy Gentian, Moss Gentian Gentianaceae (Gentian) Blue
Gentianella amarella
(Gentianella acuta)
Autumn Dwarf Gentian, Dwarf Gentian, Little Gentian Gentianaceae (Gentian) Purple
Gentianopsis barbellata Perennial Fringed Gentian Gentianaceae (Gentian) Blue
Gentianopsis thermalis Rocky Mountain Fringed Gentian Gentianaceae (Gentian) Blue
Geranium caespitosum Tufted Geranium, Purple Crane's Bill Geraniaceae (Geranium) Pink
Geranium richardsonii Richardon's Geranium, Wild Geranium Geraniaceae (Geranium) White
Geranium viscosissimum Purple Sticky Geranium Geraniaceae (Geranium) Pink
Geum macrophyllum Large-leaf Avens, Bur Avens Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Geum rivale Purple Avens, Water Avens Rosaceae (Rose) Pink
Geum rossii Alpine Avens Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Geum triflorum Prairie Smoke Rosaceae (Rose) Pink
Gilia ophthalmoides Eyed Gilia Polemoniaceae (Phlox) White
Glycyrrhiza lepidota Wild Licorice Fabaceae (Pea) White
Goodyera oblongifolia Rattlesnake Plantain Orchid, Rattlesnake Plantain, Western Rattlesnake Plantain Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Grindelia fastigiata Pointed Gumweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Grindelia squarrosa Curlycup Gumweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Gutierrezia sarothrae Broom Snakeweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow

H

SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Hackelia floribunda Manyflower Stickseed, Tall Forget-Me-Not Boraginacea (Forget-Me-Not) Blue
Helianthella quinquenervis Five-nerve Sunflower, Dwarf Nodding Sunflower, Five-nerve Helianthella Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Helianthus annuus Common Sunflower Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Helianthus petiolaris ssp. fallax Prairie Sunflower Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Helianthus petiolaris ssp. petiolaris Prairie Sunflower Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Heliomeris multiflora var. multiflora
(Viguira multiflora var. multiflora)
Showy Goldeneye Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Heliomeris multiflora var. nevadensis
(Viguira multiflora var. nevadensis)
Nevada Goldeneye Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Heracleum sphondylium ssp. montanum
(Heracleum maximum)
Cow Parsnip Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Herrickia glauca var. glauca
(Eurybia glauca var. glauca)
Gray's Aster, Gray Aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Heterotheca pumila Alpine Goldenaster, False Goldenaster, Dwarf Golden Aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Heterotheca villosa Hairy False Goldenaster Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Heuchera parvifolia
(Heuchera parvifolia var. nivalis)
Common Alumroot, Snow Alumroot Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Hieracium albiflorum Whiteflower Hawkweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Hieracium aurantiacum Orange Hawkweed, Devil's Paintbrush Asteraceae (Sunflower) Orange
Hieracium triste Woolly Hawkweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hordeum jubatum Foxtail Barley Poaceae (Grasses)
Hydrophyllum capitatum var. capitatum Ballhead Waterleaf Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf) Purple
Hymenopappus filifolius var. cinereus Fineleaf Hymenopappus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hymenopappus filifolius var. polycephalus Fineleaf Hymenopappus, Manyhead Hymonopappus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hymenoxys grandiflora
(Tetraneuris grandiflora, Rydbergia grandiflora)
Old-man-of-the-mountain, Alpine Sunflower Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hymenoxys hoopesii Orange Sneezeweed, Owl's-claws Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hymenoxys richardsonii var. floribunda Colorado Rubberweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow

I-J-K

SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Ipomopsis aggregata Scarlet Gilia, Fairy Trumpet Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Red
Ipomopsis globularis Hoosier Pass Ipomopsis Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Purple/White
Ipomopsis tenuituba Slender-tubed Skyrocket Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Pink
Iris missouriensis Rocky Mountain Iris, Wild Iris Iridaceae (Iris) Purple
Juncus drummondii Drummond's Rush Juncaceae (Rush)
Kalmia microphylla Alpine Laurel Ericaceae (Heath) Pink

L

SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Lactuca serriola Prickly Lettuce Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Lappula occidentalis var. occidentalis Western Stickseed, Flatspine Sheepburr Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Lathyrus laetivirens Aspen Pea Fabaceae (Pea) White
Lathyrus latifolius Everlasting Pea, Perennial Pea Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Leucanthemum vulgare Oxeye Daisy Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Lepidium chalepensis
(Cardaria chalepensis,
Lepidium chalapense)
Lenspod Whitetop Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Lepidium draba
(Cardaria draba)
Hoary Cress, Whitetop Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Lepidium latifolium Broadleaf Pepperweed Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Lepidium montanum Mountain Pepperweed Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Lepidium virginicum Peppergrass, Virginia Pepperweed Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Lewisia pygmaea Pygmy Bitterroot Montiaceae (Miner's Lettuce) Pink
Ligusticum tenuifolium Fern-leaf Lovage, Idaho Licorice-root Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Linaria vulgaris Butter and Eggs, Yellow Toadflax Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Yellow
Linnaea borealis ssp.americana Twinflower, American Twinflower Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Pink
Linum lewisii Blue Flax Linaceae (Flax) Blue
Lithophragma glabrum Woodland Star Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Lithospermum ruderale Puccoon, Western Stoneseed Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Yellow
Lloydia serotina Alplily, Alpine Lily Liliaceae (Lily) White
Lonicera involucruta Twinberry, Twinberry Honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Yellow
Lupinus argenteus Silvery Lupine Fabaceae (Pea) Blue/white
Lupinus bakeri Baker's Lupine Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Lupinus brevicaulis Shortstem Lupine Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Lupinus caespitosus Dwarf Lupine Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Lupinus caudatus Tailcup Lupine Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Lupinus prunophilus
(Lupinus polyphyllus var. prunophilus)
Big-leaf Lupine Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Luzula parviflora Small-flower Woodrush Juncaceae (Rush)
Lycoperdon perlatum Common Puffball, Gem-studded Puffball Agaricaceae
Lygodesmia juncea Rush Skeletonweed, Rush Skeletonplant Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink

M

SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia Tansey Aster, Tahoka Daisy Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Madia glomerata Mountain Tarweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
(Smilacina racemosa)
Western Solomon's Seal, Feathery False Lily of the Valley Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Maianthemum stellatum
(Smilacina stellata)
Starry Solomon's Seal, Starry False Lily of the Valley Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Medicago lupulina Black Medic Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Medicago sativa Wild Alfalfa Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Melilotus albus White Sweet Clover Fabaceae (Pea) White
Melilotus officinalis Yellow Sweet Clover Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Mentzelia multiflora Adonis Blazingstar Loasacea (Loasa) Yellow/white
Mertensia alpina Alpine Bluebells Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not) Blue
Mertensia brevistyla Short-style Bluebells Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not) Blue
Mertensia ciliata Mountain Bluebells, Tall Fringed Bluebells Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not) Blue
Mertensia franciscana Franciscan Bluebells Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not) Blue
Mertensia humilis Rocky Mountain Bluebells Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not) Blue
Mertensia lanceolata Lanceleaf Bluebells, Narrowleaf Bluebells Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not) Blue
Micranthes odontoloma
(Saxifraga odontoloma)
Brook Saxifrage Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Micranthes oregana
(Saxifraga oregana)
Bog Saxifrage Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Micranthes rhomboidea
(Saxifraga rhomboidea)
Snowball Saxifrage, Diamondleaf Saxifrage Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Mimulus guttatus Yellow Monkeyflower, Common Monkeyflower Phrymaceae (Lopseed) Yellow
Mimulus tilingii Subalpine Monkeyflower Phrymaceae (Lopseed) Yellow
Minuartia obtusiloba
(Lidia obtusiloba)
Alpine Sandwort Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Mirabilis albida White Four O'clock, Hairy Four O'clock Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) White
Mirabilis linearis Narrow-leaf Four O'clock Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) Pink
Mirabilis oxybaphoides Spreading Four O'clock Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) Pink
Mitella pentandra
(Pectiantia pentandra)
Five-stamen Miterwort Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White/green
Mitella stauropetala Side-flowered Miterwort, Smallflower Miterwort, Starry Miterwort Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White/green
Moneses uniflora Single Delight, Woodnymph Ericaceae (Heath) White
Montia chamissoi Water Miner's Lettuce Montiaceae (Miner's Lettuce) White
Mulgedium oblongifolium
(Lactuca tatarica var. pulchella)
Blue Lettuce Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue

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SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Neottia cordata
(Listera cordata)
Heartleaf Twayblade Orchidaceae (Orchid) White/green
Noccaea fendleri ssp. glauca
(Noccaea montana, Thlaspi montanum)
Alpine Pennycress, Mountain Candytuft Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Nothocalais troximoides Sagebrush False Dandelion, False Agoseris Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Nuphar polysepala
(Nuphar lutea ssp. polysepala, Nuphar polysepala ssp. polysepala)
Rocky Mountain Water-lily Nymphaeaceae (Water-lily) Yellow
Oenothera cespitosa ssp. cespitosa Tufted Evening Primrose Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Oenothera coronopifolia Cut-leaf Evening Primrose, Crown-leaf Evening Primrose Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Oenothera flava Yellow Evening Primrose, Long-tube Evening Primrose Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Oenothera suffrutescens Scarlet Gaura, Scarlet Beeblossom Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Oenothera lavandulifolia
(Calylophus lavandulifolius)
Lavender-leaf Sundrops Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa Hairy Evening Primrose, Common Evening Primrose Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Oenothera villosa ssp. villosa Hairy Evening Primrose, Common Evening Primrose Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Opuntia phaeacantha Tulip Pricklypear Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Hairspine Pricklypear, Starvation Pricklypear Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Oreochrysum parryi Parry's Goldenrod, Parry's Goldenweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Oreoxis alpina
(Cymopterus alpinus)
Tundra Alpine-parsley, Alpine Parsley Apiaceae (Parsley) Yellow
Orthilia secunda One-sided Wintergreen, Sidebells Wintergreen Ericaceae (Heath) White/Green
Orthocarpus luteus Yellow Owl's-clover Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Osmorhiza occidentalis Western Sweetroot, Western Sweet-cicely Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Oxypolis fendleri Cowbane Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Oxyria digyna Alpine Sorrel, Mountain Sorrel Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Red
Oxytropis sericea White Locoweed Fabaceae (Pea) White
Oxytropis splendens Showy Locoweed Fabaceae (Pea) Purple

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SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Packera crocata Saffron Ragwort, Saffron Groundsel Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Packera fendleri Fendler's Groundsel, Fendler's Ragwort Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Packera pseudaurea var. flavula Falsegold Groundsel Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Packera streptanthifolia Rocky Mountain Groundsel, Cut-leaf Groundsel Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Packera werneriifolia Hoary Groundsel, Alpine Rock Groundsel Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Parnassia fimbriata Grass of Parnassus Celastraceae (Staff-tree) White
Paxistima myrsinites Mountain Lover Celastraceae (Staff-tree) Red
Pedicularis bracteosa var. paysoniana Payson's Lousewort Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Pedicularis groenlandica Elephant Heads Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Pink
Pedicularis parryi ssp. parryi Parry's Lousewort Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) White
Pedicularis racemosa ssp. alba Parrot's Beak Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) White
Pedicularis sudetica ssp. scopulorum Alpine Lousewort Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Pink
Pediomelum digitatum Palmleaf Indian Breadroot, Palmleaf Scurfpea Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Penstemon albidus White Penstemon Plantaginaceae (Plantain) White
Penstemon barbatus var. torreyi Torrey's Penstemon, Beard-lip Penstemon Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Red
Penstemon crandallii ssp. crandallii Crandall's Penstemon, Crandall's Beardtoungue Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon glaber var. alpinus Alpine Sawsepal Penstemon Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon hallii Hall's Beardtongue Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon harbourii Harbour’s Beardtongue Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon mensarum Mesa Penstemon, Tiger Beardtongue Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Penstemon palmeri Palmer's Penstemon Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Pink
Penstemon procerus var. procerus Clustered Penstemon, Little Penstemon Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon rydbergii Rydberg's Penstemon, Meadow Beardtongue Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon strictus Rocky Mountain Penstemon Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon virgatus var. asa-grayi
(Penstemon unilateralis)
Beardless Sidebells Penstemon, Beardless Sidebells Penstemon Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon whippleanus Dusky Beardtongue, Whipple's Penstemon Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon whippleanus Dusky Beardtongue, Whipple's Penstemon Plantaginaceae (Plantain) White
Peritoma serrulata Rocky Mountain Beeplant Cleomaceae (Cleome) Purple
Persicaria amphibia
(Polygonum amphibium)
Water Knotweed, Water Smartweed Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Red
Phacelia denticulata Rocky Mountain Scorpionweed, Rocky Mountain Phacelia Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Phacelia heterophylla Vari-leaf Phacelia, Wand Phacelia Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Phacelia sericea Purple Fringe, Silky Phacelia Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Purple
Philadelphus microphyllus Littleleaf Mock Orange Hydrangeaceae (Hydrangea) White
Philonotis fontana Philonotis Moss, Fountain Apple-moss Bartramiaceae
Phleum alpinum Alpine Timothy Poaceae (Grass)
Phleum pratense Timothy, Common Timothy Poaceae (Grass)
Phlox andicola Plains Phlox Polemoniaceae (Phlox) White
Phlox condensata Alpine Phlox, Dwarf Phlox Polemoniaceae (Phlox) White
Phlox multiflora Rocky Mountain Phlox, Many-flowered Phlox Polemoniaceae (Phlox) White
Phyla cuneifolia Wedgeleaf Fogfruit Verbenaceae (Verbena) White
Physaria ludoviciana
(Lesquerella ludoviciana)
Foothill Bladderpod Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii Engelmann Spruce Pinaceae (Pine) Orange
Pinus aristata Bristlecone Pine Pinaceae (Pine) Yellow
Pinus contorta var. latifolia Lodgepole Pine Pinaceae (Pine) Yellow
Pinus flexilis Limber Pine Pinaceae (Pine) Yellow
Plantago patagonica Woolly Plantain Plantginaceae (Plantain) White
Platanthera aquilonis Northern Green Orchid, Green Bog Orchid Orchidaceae (Orchid) Green
Platanthera dilatata var. albiflora White Bog Orchid Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Platanthera obtusata Blunt-leaf Orchid Orchidaceae (Orchid) White/Green
Platyschkuhria integrifolia var. desertorum Basin Daisy Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Polanisia dodecandra ssp. trachysperma Redwhisker Clammyweed Cleomaceae (Cleome) White
Polemonium confertum Rocky Mountain Sky Pilot Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue/Purple
Polemonium foliosissimum Leafy Jacob's Ladder, Tall Jacob's Ladder Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue
Polemonium pulcherrimum ssp. delicatum Jacob's Ladder Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue
Polemonium viscosum Sky Pilot, Sticky Polemonium Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue/Purple
Polytrichum commune Haircap Moss Polytrichaceae (Aloe Moss)
Polytrichum strictum Slender Haircap Polytrichaceae (Aloe Moss)
Potentilla effusa
(Potentilla hippiana var. effusa)
Branched Cinquefoil Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Potentilla hippiana Woolly Cinquefoil Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Potentilla pensylvanica Prairie Cinquefoil Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Potentilla pulcherrima Beautiful Cinquefoil Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Potentilla rubricaulis
(Potentilla hookeriana)
Red-stemmed Cinquefoil, Rocky Mountain Cinquefoil Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Potentilla subjuga Colorado Cinquefoil Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Primula angustifolia Alpine Primrose Primulaceae (Primrose) Pink
Primula parryi Brook Primrose, Parry's Primrose Primulaceae (Primrose) Pink
Primula pauciflora ssp. pauciflora
(Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pulchellum)
Shooting Star, Darkthroat Shooting Star Primulaceae (Primrose) Pink
Prunus virginiana var. demissa or melanocarpa Western Chokecherry or Black Chokecherry Rosaceae (Rose) White
Pseudocymopterus montanus
(Cymopterus lemmonii)
Mountain Parsley, Alpine False Spring-parsley Apiaceae (Parsley) Yellow
Pseudostellaria jamesiana Tuber Starwort, Sticky Starwort Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca Douglas Fir Pinaceae (Pine) Yellow
Psoralidium tenuiflorum
(Pediomelum tenuiflorum)
Slimflower Scurfpea Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Pterospora andromedea Woodland Pinedrops Ericaceae (Heath) Red
Pulsatilla patens ssp. multifida Pasqueflower Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Purshia mexicana var. stansburyana
(Purshia stansburiana, Cowania stansburyana)
Stansbury's Cliffrose Rosaceae (Rose) White
Purshia tridentata Antelope Bitterbrush, Buckbrush Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Pyrola asarifolia ssp. asarifolia Bog Wintergreen Ericaceae (Heath) Pink
Pyrola chlorantha Green-flowered Wintergreen Ericaceae (Heath) White
Pyrola minor Snowline Wintergreen, Lesser Wintergreen Ericaceae (Heath) White
Pyrrocoma clementis var. clementis Tranquil Goldenweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Pyrrocoma crocea var. crocea Curlyhead Goldenweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Pyrrocoma uniflora var. uniflora Plantain Goldenweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow

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SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Ramaria flava Goat's Beard Gomphaceae
Ranunculus adoneus Snow Buttercup, Alpine Buttercup Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Ranunculus eschscholtzii Subalpine Buttercup, Eschscholtz's buttercup, Largeflower Buttercup Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Ranunculus glaberrimus var. ellipticus Sagebrush Buttercup Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Ranunculus inamoenus Graceful Buttercup Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Ratibida columnifera Plains Coneflower Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Rhaponticum repens
(Acroptilon repens)
Russian Knapweed, Hardheads Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Rhodiola integrifolia
(Sedum integrifolium)
King's Crown Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) Red
Rhodiola rhodantha
(Clementsia rhodantha)
Queen's Crown, Rose Crown Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) Pink
Ribes montigenum Red Prickly Currant, Gooseberry, Mountain Gooseberry Grossulariaceae (Gooseberry) Red
Ribes wolfii Wolf's Currant Grossulariaceae (Gooseberry) White
Rosa woodsii ssp. ultramontana Wild Rose, Woods' Rose Rosaceae (Rose) Pink
Rubus deliciosus Boulder Raspberry Rosaceae (Rose) White
Rubus idaeus Wild Raspberry Rosaceae (Rose) White
Rubus parviflorus Thimbleberry Rosaceae (Rose) White
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Rudbeckia laciniata var. ampla Golden Glow Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Rudbeckia montana
(Rudbeckia occidentalis var. montana)
Montane Coneflower Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Rumex acetosella Sheep Sorrel Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Red/Pink
Rumex crispus Curly Dock Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Red/Pink
Rumex densiflorus Alpine Dock Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Red/Pink
Rumex triangulivalvis
(Rumex salicifolius var. mexicanus)
White Dock, Mexican Dock Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Green

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SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Salix brachycarpa Barrenground Willow, Short-fruit Willow Salicaceae (Willow) White
Salix glauca Grayleaf Willow Salicaceae (Willow) White
Salix nivalis
(Salix reticulata ssp. nivalis)
Snow Willow Salicaceae (Willow) Red
Salix petrophila Alpine Willow, Rock Willow Salicaceae (Willow) Red
Salix planifolia Plane-leaf Willow Salicaceae (Willow) White
Sambucus racemosa Red Elderberry Adoxaceae (Muskroot) White
Saussurea weberi Weber's Saw-wort Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Saxifraga bronchialis ssp. austromontana
(Saxifraga austromontana)
Dotted Saxifrage Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Saxifraga flagellaris Whiplash Saxifrage Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) Yellow
Sedum lanceolatum var. lanceolatum Spearleaf Stonecrop, Yellow Stonecrop Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) Yellow
Senecio amplectens var. amplectens Showy Alpine Ragwort Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Senecio amplectens var. holmii Holm's Ragwort, Holm's Groundsel Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Senecio atratus Tall Black-tip Ragwort Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Senecio bigelovii Nodding Ragwort, Rayless Senecio Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Senecio eremophilus var. kingii Desert Ragwort, Western Golden Groundsel Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Senecio fremontii var. blitoides Dwarf Mountain Ragwort, Fremont’s Groundsel Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Senecio pudicus Bashful Ragwort Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Senecio serra var. admirabilis Saw-tooth Ragwort, Tall Ragwort Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Senecio soldanella Colorado Ragwort Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Senecio triangularis Arrowleaf Groundsel, Arrowleaf Ragwort Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Senecio wootonii Wooton's Ragwort Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Shepherdia canadensis Russet Buffaloberry, Canada Buffaloberry Elaeagnaceae (Oleaster) Green
Sibbaldia procumbens Creeping Sibbaldia Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Sidalcea candida White Checker Mallow Malvaceae (Mallow) White
Silene acaulis Moss Campion Caryophyllaceae (Pink) Pink
Silene drummondii ssp. striata Drummond's Campion, Drummond's Catchfly Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Silene menziesii Menzies' Campion, White Catchfly Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Sisyrinchium idahoense var. occidentale Idaho Blue-eyed Grass Iridaceae (Iris) Blue/White
Sisymbrium altissimum Tumble Mustard, Jim Hill Mustard Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Smelowskia americana
(Smelowskia calycina var. americana)
Fern-leaf Candytuft, American False Candytuft Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Solanum rostratum Buffalo Bur Solanaceae (Nightshade) Yellow
Solanum triflorum Cutleaf Nightshade Solanaceae (Nightshade) White
Solidago canadensis Canada Goldenrod Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Solidago missouriensis Smooth Goldenrod, Prairie Goldenrod Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Solidago multiradiata Rocky Mountain Goldenrod Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Solidago simplex var. simplex Mt. Albert Goldenrod, Sticky Goldenrod Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Spergularia rubra Red Sandspurry Caryophyllaceae (Pink) Pink
Sphaeralcea coccinea Scarlet Globemallow Malvaceae (Mallow) Orange
Spiranthes romanzoffiana Lady's Tresses, Hooded Lady's Tresses Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Stanleya pinnata Desert Prince's Plume Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Stellaria crassifolia Fleshy Starwort Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Stellaria longipes Longstalk Starwort Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Stephanomeria pauciflora Few-flower Wirelettuce, Brownplume Wirelettuce Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Streptopus amplexifolius Twisted Stalk, Clasp-leaf Twisted Stalk Liliaceae (Lily) White
Swertia perennis Star Gentian Gentianaceae (Gentian) Purple
Symphoricarpos occidentalis Western Snowberry, Wolfberry Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Pink
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
(Symphoricarpos oreophilus)
Roundleaf Snowberry, Mountain Snowberry Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Pink
Symphyotrichum ascendens
(Aster ascendens)
Western Aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple/white
Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. apricum
(Aster foliaceus var. apricus)
Alpine Leafybract Aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. canbyi
(Aster foliaceus var. canbyi)
Canby's Aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple/white
Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi
(Aster foliaceus var. parryi)
Parry's Aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Symphyotrichum spathulatum
(Aster spathulatus)
Western Mountain Aster Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Synthyris alpina
(Besseya alpina)
Alpine Kittentails Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple

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SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Taraxacum ceratophorum
(Taraxacum officianale ssp. ceratophorum)
Horned Dandelion, Northern Dandelion Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Taraxacum officinale Common Dandelion Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Tetraneuris acaulis var. acaulis
(Hymenoxys acaulis)
Stemless Four-nerve Daisy, Stemless Hymenoxys, Goldflower Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Tetraneuris acaulis var. caespitosa
(Hymenoxys acaulis)
Stemless Four-nerve Daisy, Stemless Hymenoxys, Goldflower Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Tetraneuris ivesiana
(Hymenoxys ivesiana)
Ives' Four-nerve Daisy, Perky Sue Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Thalictrum fendleri Meadowrue Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White/yellow
Thelesperma megapotamicum Hopi Tea Greenthread Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Thelesperma subnudum Navajo Tea Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Thermopsis montana
(Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana)
Mountain Goldenbanner, Golden Banner Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Thlaspi arvense Field Pennycress Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Tonestus pygmaeus
(Haplopappus pygmaeus)
Pygmy Goldenweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Tragopogon dubius Salsify, Goatsbeard Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Tribulus terrestris Puncture Vine, Goathead Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop) Yellow
Trifolium dasyphyllum Alpine Clover Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Trifolium hybridum Alsike Clover Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Trifolium nanum Dwarf Clover Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Trifolium parryi Parry's Clover Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Trifolium pratense Red Clover Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Trifolium repens White Clover Fabaceae (Pea) White
Tripleurospermum inodorum False Chamomile, Scentless Chamomile, Scentless Fall Mayweed Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Tripterocalyx micranthus
(Albronia micrantha)
Smallflower Sand Verbena, Sandpuff Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) White
Trollius albiflorus
(Trollius laxus ssp. albiflorus)
Globeflower Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Typha latifolia Broadleaf Cattail, Cattail Typhaceae (Cattail) Yellow

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SPECIES COMMON NAME FAMILY COLOR
Vaccinium caespitosum Dwarf Blueberry, Dwarf Bilberry Ericaceae (Heath) Pink
Vaccinium myrtillus Mountain Blueberry, Bilberry, Whortleberry Ericaceae (Heath) Pink
Valeriana acutiloba var. acutiloba Sharp-leaf Valerian Valerianaceae (Valerian) White
Valeriana edulis var. edulis Edible Valerian, Tobacco Root Valerianaceae (Valerian) White
Valeriana occidentalis Western Valerian Valerianaceae (Valerian) White
Veratrum californicum Corn Lily Melanthiaceae (False Hellebore) White
Verbascum thapsus Mullein Scrophulariaceae (Figwort) Yellow
Verbena bracteata Bigbract Verbena, Prostrate Vervain Verbenaceae (Verbena) Blue
Verbena stricta Hoary Verbena, Tall Vervain Verbenaceae (Verbena) Blue
Veronica serpyllifolia Thyme-leaf Speedwell Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Veronica wormskjoldii Alpine Speedwell Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Vicia americana ssp. americana American Vetch Fabaceae (Pea) Purple/pink
Viola adunca var. adunca Blue Violet, Hook-spur Violet Violaceae (Violet) Purple
Viola adunca var. bellidifolia Blue Violet, Hook-spur Violet Violaceae (Violet) Purple
Viola canadensis var. scopulorum White Violet Violaceae (Violet) White
Viola nuttallii
(Viola vallicola)
Yellow Violet, Nuttall's Violet Violaceae (Violet) Yellow
Viola renifolia Kidney-leaf Violet, Northern White Violet Violaceae (Violet) White
Wyethia amplexicaulis Mule's Ears Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Yucca glauca Great Plains Yucca, Soapweed Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Yucca harrimaniae Spanish Bayonet Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White

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Banner photo: Ten Mile Range and Rhodiola integrifolia (King’s Crown) in Summit County