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Recent Additions to this Web Site

Click the links immediately below for photographs of species new to this web site. Scroll down for links to new photographs of species already on this web site.

Photographs of new species added March, 2017
Proatriplex pleiantha
Atriplex corrugata
Atriplex gardneri

Photographs of new species added April, 2017
Argemone corymbosa

Photographs of new species added May, 2017
Ribes leptanthum
Penstemon ophianthus

Photographs of new species added June, 2017

Photographs of new species added July, 2017

Photographs of new species added August, 2017

Photographs of new species added September, 2017

Photographs of new species added October, 2017


Click the links below for new photographs of species already on this web site.

Photographs added February, 2017
Vesper constancei

Photographs added March, 2017
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Tetradymia canescens
Delphinium scaposum
Cymopterus glomeratus

Sarcobatus vermiculatus
Stenogonum salsuginosum
Stanleya pinnata
Tetradymia spinosa
Atriplex confertifolia
Calochortus flexuosus

Photographs added April, 2017
Phlox canescens
Fendlera rupicola
Yucca angustissima
Fraxinus anomala
Mentzelia albicaulis
Vesper constancei
Asclepias cryptoceras
Yucca harrimaniae
Asclepias cutleri
Proatriplex pleiantha
Townsendia incana
Cymopterus newberryi
Cymopterus glomeratus
Physaria fendleri

Erigeron bellidiastrum
Delphinium scaposum
Phemeranthus brevifolius
Dalea candida
Eriogonum inflatum
Quercus turbinella
Lycium pallidum
Allionia incarnata
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia

Photographs added May, 2017
Calochortus flexuosus
Pediomelum megalanthum
Packera mancosana
Lycium pallidum
Delphinium nuttallianum
Astragalus missouriensis
Astragalus pattersonii
Yucca baccata
Pedicularis centranthera
Brickellia oblongifolia
Rhinotropis subspinosa
Lupinus prunophilus

Photographs added June, 2017



Photographs added August, 2017


Photographs added September, 2017


Photographs added October, 2017

Photographs added November, 2017


 

Features for
SPRING 2017

Plants: Vesper
Text: "Pollination ecology of the newly described narrow endemic Ipomopsis ramosa (Polemoniaceae) in southwestern Colorado"
Definition: Acute
Biography: Linnaeus
Link: Biota of North America Program

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Immediately below you will find links to comments & updates on three Colorado floras.

Floras are complex and very time consuming to write. They demand not only expertise in the plants of an area but also expertise in technical writing, logic, and scientific precision. Three recent floras of Colorado strive for these goals and achieve them to various degrees, but all three have room for improvement, especially in the construction of clear and accurate keys.

Comments & Updates on Weber and Wittmann's Colorado Flora

Click here for comments on Weber and Wittmann's 2012, 4th edition of Colorado Flora.

Click to order and read more about Colorado Flora: Western Slope. Eastern Slope.

Comments & Updates on Heil and O'Kane's
Flora of the Four Corners Region

Click here for comments, corrections, and additions to the 2013,
Flora of the Four Corners Region
.

Click to order and read more about this flora.

Comments & Updates on Ackerfield's Flora of Colorado

Click here for comments about and submitting your comments on the Flora of Colorado.


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