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GENUS AND SPECIES COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC FAMILY NAME COMMON FAMILY NAME COLOR OF FLOWER, TYPE OF PLANT VEGETATION ZONE HABITAT SEASON
OF
BLOOM
Dalea candida
var. oligophylla
Dalea Fabaceae Pea White Semi-desert, foothills Openings Summer
Dasiphora fruticosa
ssp.
floribunda
Shrubby Cinquefoil Rosaceae Rose Yellow Montane, subalpine Meadows Summer
Datura wrightii Sacred Datura Solanaceae Nightshade White Semi-desert Openings, roadsides Spring,
summer
Delphinium barbeyi   Delphinium Ranunculaceae Buttercup Blue/Purple Subalpine Meadows, woodlands Summer
Delphinium nuttallianum Dwarf Larkspur Ranunculaceae Buttercup Blue/Purple Foothills, montane Meadows Spring
Delphinium scaposum Delphinium Ranunculaceae Buttercup Blue/Purple Foothills, montane Woodlands, openings Spring
Descurainia incana Tansy Mustard Brassicaceae Mustard Yellow Semi-desert Disturbed areas, meadows Spring,
summer
Descurainia obtusa Tansy Mustard Brassicaceae Mustard Yellow Foothills, montane Sandy shrublands, openings Spring
Descurainia sophia Tansy Mustard Brassicaceae Mustard Yellow Semi-desert Woodlands, shrublands, openings Spring
Dieteria bigelovii
var. bigelovii
Tansy Aster Asteraceae Sunflower Purple Foothills, montane, subalpine Disturbed areas, openings Fall
Dieteria canescens Tansy Aster Asteraceae Sunflower Purple Foothills, montane, subalpine Disturbed areas, openings Fall
Dimorphocarpa wislizenii Spectacle Pod Brassicaceae Mustard White Semi-desert Sandy disturbed areas, openings Spring
Distegia involucrata Twinberry Caprifoliaceae Honeysuckle Yellow Montane, subalpine. Woodlands Spring,
summer
Dodecatheon pulchellum
ssp.
pulchellum
Shooting Star Primulaceae Primrose Pink Montane Streamsides, wetlands Summer
Draba aurea Golden Draba Brassicaceae Mustard Yellow Montane, subalpine, alpine Meadows, woodlands Summer
Draba cana   Brassicaceae Mustard White Alpine Meadows, tundra Summer
Draba crassa   Brassicaceae Mustard Yellow Alpine Scree Summer
Draba crassifolia   Brassicaceae Mustard Yellow Sub-alpine, alpine Woodlands, tundra, scree Summer
Draba cuneifolia   Brassicaceae Mustard White Semi-desert Shrublands, woodlands, openings Spring
Draba fladnizensis
var. pattersonii
  Brassicaceae Mustard White Alpine Scree,
tundra
Summer
Draba graminea   Brassicaceae Mustard Yellow Alpine Scree Summer
Draba reptans   Brassicaceae Mustard White Semi-desert Shrublands, woodlands, openings Spring
Draba spectabilis Showy Draba Brassicaceae Mustard Yellow Montane, subalpine,
alpine
Meadows, woodlands Summer
Draba streptobrachia   Brassicaceae Mustard Yellow Alpine Scree Summer
Dracocephalum
parviflorum
Dragonhead Lamiaceae Mint Pink Foothills, montane Shrublands, woodlands, openings Summer
Drymocallis arguta Sticky Cinquefoil Rosaceae Rose White Montane, subalpine Meadows Summer
Dryopteris filix-mas
ssp. felix-mass
Male Fern Dryopteridaceae Shield Fern Fern Montane Rocks, moist areas Summer
Dugaldia hoopesii Orange
Sneezeweed
Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Subalpine Meadows Summer
Echinocereus fendleri
Claret Cup Cactus,
Hedgehog Cactus
Cactaceae Cactus Pink  Semi-desert Woodlands, grasslands, openings Spring,
summer

Echinocereus triglochidiatus

Claret Cup Cactus,
Hedgehog Cactus
Cactaceae Cactus Pink  Semi-desert Woodlands, openings Spring,
summer
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Russian Olive
Elaeagnaceae Oleaster Tree Foothills, montane Streamsides, disturbed areas, fields Spring,
summer
Encelia frutescens
Encelia
Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert Openings Spring,
summer
Encelia resinifera
variety resinosa
Encelia Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert Openings Spring,
summer
Ephedra cutleri
Mormon Tea
Ephedraceae Ephedra Yellow Semi-desert Sandy flats Spring
Ephedra torreyana
Mormon Tea
Ephedraceae Ephedra Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Canyons, woodlands, shrublands Spring
Ephedra viridis
Mormon Tea
Ephedraceae Ephedra Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Canyons, woodlands, shrublands Spring
Epilobium anagallidifolium
Alpine Willowherb
Onagraceae Evening Primrose Red Subalpine, alpine Tundra, wet areas Summer
Epilobium ciliatum
Willowherb
Onagraceae Evening Primrose Red Foothills, montane Roadsides, meadows Summer
Epilobium hornemannii
Willowherb
Onagraceae Evening Primrose Red Montane, subalpine Meadows, streamsides Summer
Epipactis gigantea
Giant Helleborine
Orchidaceae Orchid Red      
Equisetum arvense
Horsetails
Equisetaceae Horsetail Fern Montane, subalpine Streamsides, wetlands Spring
Eremocrinum
albomarginatum
Sand Lily Agavaceae Agave White Semi-desert Shrublands, openings Spring,
summer
Eremogone congesta
var.
congesta
Sandwort
Caryophyllaceae Pink White Foothills- subalpine Woodlands, openings Spring,
summer
Eremogone fendleri Sandwort Caryophyllaceae Pink White Montane, subalpine, alpine Woodlands, openings, rocks Summer
Eremogone kingii Sandwort Caryophyllaceae Pink White Semi-desert Shrublands, openings Spring
Eriastrum sparsiflorum
Polemoniaceae Phlox Blue Semi-desert Shrublands Spring
Ericameria nauseosa Rabbitbrush,
Chamisa
Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Yellow Meadows, woodlands Summer,
fall
Ericameria parryi Rabbitbrush Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Foothills, montane Open woodlands, meadows Summer,
fall
Ericameria viscidiflorus Rabbitbrush Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Foothills, montane Meadows, disturbed areas Summer,
fall
Erigeron abajoensis Abajo Daisy Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Meadows Rocky areas Summer
Erigeron aphanactis   Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert Openings, woodlands,  shrublands Spring,
summer
Erigeron argentatus
Silvery Daisy
Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Semi-desert Sandy areas Spring
Erigeron bellidiastrum   Asteraceae Sunflower White Semi-desert, foothills Shrublands, woodlands Spring,
summer
Erigeron canus
Asteraceae Sunflower White Foothills Shrublands, meadows Summer
Erigeron colomexicanus   Asteraceae Sunflower White Foothills Woods, openings Spring
Erigeron compositus
Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Montane,
alpine
Meadows, openings Summer
Erigeron concinnus
Asteraceae Sunflower White Semi-desert, foothills Shrublands, openings Spring
Erigeron coulteri
Coulter's Daisy
Asteraceae Sunflower White Subalpine Meadows, woodlands Summer
Erigeron divergens
Spreading Daisy
Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Foothills, montane Meadows, disturbed areas Spring,
summer
Erigeron eatonii
Asteraceae Sunflower White Foothills, montane Meadows, Oakbrush Spring,
summer
Erigeron elatior
Daisy
Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Subalpine Meadows Summer
Erigeron eximius Daisy Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Montane Woodlands Summer
Erigeron flagellaris
Fleabane
Asteraceae Sunflower White Foothills, montane, subalpine Meadows
Spring,
summer
Erigeron formosissimus
Fleabane
Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Foothills, montane, subalpine      Meadows Summer
Erigeron glacialis
var. glacialis
  Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Subalpine  Woodlands,
 meadows
Summer
Erigeron grandiflorus
Asteraceae Sunflower White Alpine Tundra Summer
Erigeron leiomerus
Rockslide Daisy
Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Alpine Scree Summer
Erigeron lonchophyllus   Asteraceae Sunflower White Montane, subalpine Moist, rocky, meadows Summer
Erigeron melanocephalus
Blackheaded Daisy    
Asteraceae Sunflower White Subalpine, alpine Tundra, openings Summer
Erigeron peregrinus
Daisy
Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Subalpine         Meadows Summer
Erigeron pinnatisectus
Daisy
Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Subalpine, alpine Rocky areas in meadows, tundra Summer
Erigeron pulcherrimus   Asteraceae Sunflower White Semi-desert Openings Spring,
summer
Erigeron speciosus
Showy Daisy
Asteraceae Sunflower Purple Montane, subalpine Meadows Summer
Erigeron subtrinervis
Showy Daisy
Asteraceae Sunflower Purple Montane, subalpine Meadows Summer
Erigeron tracyi   Asteraceae Sunflower White Foothills Woods, openings Spring
Erigeron utahensis
Utah Daisy
Asteraceae Sunflower Purple Semi-desert Shrublands, woodlands, rocks Spring,
summer
Eriogonum alatum Winged Buckwheat Polygonaceae Buckwheat Yellow Semi-desert, foothills, montane Openings, shrublands, woodlands Spring,
summer
Eriogonum arcuatum
var.
arcuatum
  Polygonaceae Buckwheat Yellow Foothills, montane Shrublands, openings, woodlands Summer
Eriogonum cernuum
Nodding Buckwheat
Polygonaceae Buckwheat White Semi-desert, foothills, montane Shrublands, sand, woodlands Summer,
fall
Eriogonum corymbosum
var. corymbosum
Polygonaceae Buckwheat White Semi-desert Shrublands, woodlands, rocks Summer,
fall
Eriogonum corymbosum
var.
velutinum
  Polygonaceae Buckwheat White Semi-desert Shrublands, woodlands, rocks Summer,
fall
Eriogonum hookeri Hooker's Buckwheat Polygonaceae Buckwheat Pink to
yellow
Semi-desert,
foothills
Shrublands, woodlands, sand and rock
Summer,
fall
Eriogonum inflatum
Desert Trumpets
Polygonaceae Buckwheat Yellow Desert, semi-desert Openings, shrublands, canyons Spring
Eriogonum jamesii
Polygonaceae Buckwheat Creamy
Yellow
Foothills, montane Shrublands, openings, woodlands Summer
Eriogonum leptophyllum Slenderleaf
Buckwheat
Slenderleaf
Buckwheat
Buckwheat White White Shrublands, openings Summer,
fall
Eriogonum lonchophyllum
Polygonaceae Buckwheat White Foothills, montane Shrublands, openings Summer
Eriogonum microthecum
Polygonaceae Buckwheat White Semi-desert, foothills Shrublands, openings Summer,
fall
Eriogonum ovalifolium
Polygonaceae Buckwheat Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Woodlands, openings Spring
Eriogonum palmerianum Palmer's Buckwheat Polygonaceae Buckwheat Pink/White Semi-desert Shrublands, woodlands, sand, gravel Summer,
fall
Eriogonum racemosum
Red Root Buckwheat
Polygonaceae Buckwheat White Foothills, montane, subalpine Openings Summer
Eriogonum umbellatum
Sulfur Flower
Polygonaceae Buckwheat Yellow Foothills, montane, sub-alpine Meadows, openings Spring,
summer
Erodium cicutarium
Filaree
Geraniaceae Geranium Pink Semi-desert, foothills, montane Meadows, openings, shrublands, lawns Spring,
summer,
fall
Erysimum capitatum
Western Wallflower
Brassicaceae Mustard Yellow semi-desert to alpine Woodlands, meadows Spring,
summer
Erythrocoma triflora
Prairie Smoke
Rosaceae Rose Pink Montane, subalpine Meadows Summer
Erythronium grandiflorum
Glacier Lily
Liliaceae Lily Yellow Montane Openings, meadows Spring
Escobaria missouriensis Missouri Pincushion Cactaceae Cactus Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Openings Spring
Escobaria vivipara   Cactaceae Cactus Pink Semi-desert, foothills Openings Summer
Eucephalus engelmannii
Aster
Asteraceae Sunflower Pink Montane Open woods Summer
Eucephalus glaucus
Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Foothills Base of talus, edge of woods Summer,
fall
Euphorbia brachycera Shorthorn Spurge Euphorbiaceae Spurge Yellow Semi-desert to lower montane Openings, woodlands Spring
Euphorbia fendleri   Euphorbiaceae Spurge White Semi-desert Openings Spring
Euphorbia glyptosperma   Euphorbiaceae Spurge White Semi-desert Openings Summer,
fall
Fallugia paradoxa
Apache Plume
Rosaceae Rose White Semi-desert, foothills Shrublands, openings Spring,
summer,
fall
Fendlera rupicola
Cliff Fendler Bush
Hydrangeaceae Hydrangea White Semi-desert, foothills Woodlands, openings Spring,
summer
Forestiera pubescens
Oleaceae Olive Yellow Semi-desert Washes, woodlands Spring
Forsellesia meionandra
Crossosomataceae Crossosoma White Semi-desert Rocks Spring
Fragaria vesca
Wild Strawberry
Rosaceae Rose White Montane, subalpine Meadows, openings Spring,
summer
Fragaria virginiana
Wild Strawberry
Rosaceae Rose White Montane, subalpine Meadows, openings Spring,
summer
Frangula betulifolia
ssp.
obovata
Birchleaf Buckthorn
Rhamnaceae Buckthorn Yellow Semi-desert Rock Spring
Frangula obovata
Birchleaf Buckthorn
Rhamnaceae Buckthorn Yellow Semi-desert Rock Spring
Frankenia jamesii
Frankenia
Frankeniaceae Frankenia White Semi-desert, foothills Openings in Gypsum and Mancos Shale Summer
Frasera albomarginata
Gentianaceae Gentian Green Semi-desert Rim-rock Spring
Frasera paniculata
Gentianaceae Gentian Green Semi-desert Sands Spring,
summer
Frasera speciosa
Monument Plant
Gentianaceae Gentian Green Foothills, montane, subalpine, alpine Meadows, openings Summer
Fraxinus anomala
var.
anomala
Single Leaf Ash
Oleaceae Olive Tree Semi-desert, foothills Woodlands, openings Spring
Fritillaria atropurpurea Chocolate Lily Liliaceae Lily Brown Foothills Woodlands, openings Spring,
summer
Gaillardia aristata Blanket flower Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Foothills, montane Openings Summer
Gaillardia pinnatifida Blanket flower Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Desert, semi- desert, foothills Openings Spring,
summer
Galium boreale Northern
Bedstraw
Rubiaceae Madder White Montane, subalpine Woodlands, meadows Summer
Galium septentrionale Northern
Bedstraw
Rubiaceae Madder White Montane, subalpine Woodlands, meadows Summer
Galium triflorum Bedstraw Rubiaceae Madder White Montane, subalpine Woodlands Summer
Gastrolychnis drummondii Catchfly Caryophyllaceae Pink White Montane, subalpine, alpine Meadows Summer
Gentiana affinis Bottle Gentian Gentianaceae Gentian Blue Montane, subalpine, alpine Wet meadows Summer
Arctic Gentian Gentianaceae Gentian White Subalpine, alpine Meadows, streamsides Summer,
fall
Mountain Gentian Gentianaceae Gentian Blue Subalpine, alpine Meadows, openings Summer,
fall
Gentiana prostrata
Siberian Gentian
Gentianaceae Gentian Blue Alpine Tundra Summer,
fall
Gentianella acuta Little Gentian Gentianaceae Gentian Purple Montane, subalpine Woodlands, meadows, openings Summer,
fall
Little Gentian Gentianaceae Gentian Purple Montane, subalpine Woodlands, meadows, openings Summer,
fall
Little Gentian Gentianaceae Gentian Purple Montane, subalpine Woodlands, meadows, openings Summer,
fall
Gentianella heterosepala Little Gentian Gentianaceae Gentian Purple Montane, subalpine Woodlands, meadows, openings Summer,
fall
Gentianodes algida Arctic Gentian Gentianaceae Gentian White Subalpine, alpine Meadows, streamsides Summer,
fall
Gentianopsis barbellata Fringed Gentian Gentianaceae Gentian Blue Subalpine            Meadows Summer,
fall
Gentianopsis thermalis Fringed Gentian Gentianaceae Gentian Blue Subalpine Meadows, wetlands Summer,
fall
Geranium caespitosum Wild Purple
Geranium
Geraniaceae Geranium Pink Foothills, montane, subalpine Woodlands Summer,
fall
Geranium richardsonii Wild Geranium Geraniaceae Geranium White Foothills, montane, subalpine Woodlands Summer
Geranium viscosissimum Sticky Geranium Geraniaceae Geranium Pink Foothills, montane Woodlands Summer,
fall
Geum aleppicum Yellow Avens Rosaceae Rose Yellow Foothills, montane Openings, canyons Summer
Geum macrophyllum Large-leaved
Avens
Rosaceae Rose Yellow Meadows Montane, subalpine Summer
Geum rossii var. turbinatum Alpine Avens Rosaceae Rose Yellow
Subalpine, alpine
Meadows
Summer
Geum triflorum
Prairie Smoke
Rosaceae Rose Pink Montane, subalpine Meadows Summer
Gilia haydenii Gilia Polemoniaceae Phlox Pink Foothills Openings Spring
Gilia ophthalmoides Gilia Polemoniaceae Phlox White Semi-desert, foothills Openings Spring
Gilia sinistra Alva Day's Gilia Polemoniaceae Phlox White Semi-desert, foothills Openings Spring
Gilia subnuda Gilia Polemoniaceae Phlox Pink Semi-desert, foothills Openings Spring,
summer
Glandularia bipinnatifida
var.
ciliata
Davis Mountains
Mock Vervain
Verbenaceae Verbena Pink Semi-desert Openings Spring
Glandularia wrightii Davis Mountains
Mock Vervain
Verbenaceae Verbena Pink Semi-desert Openings Spring
Glossopetalon spinescens
var.
meionandrum
  Crossosomataceae Crossosoma White Semi-desert Rocks Spring
Glycyrrhiza lepidota Wild Licorice Fabaceae Pea Brown Foothills, montane Floodplains Spring,
summer
Goodyera oblongifolia Rattlesnake
Plantain Orchid
Orchidaceae Orchid White Montane, subalpine Woodlands Summer
Goodyera repens Rattlesnake
Plantain Orchid
Orchidaceae Orchid White Montane, subalpine Woodlands Summer
Grayia brandegeei Siltbush

Amaranthaceae
formerly
Chenopodiaceae

Amaranth
formerly
Goosefoot
Brown/Green Semi-desert, foothills Openings Spring
Grayia spinosa Spiny Hopsage Amaranthaceae
formerly
Chenopodiaceae
Amaranth
formerly
Goosefoot
Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Openings Spring
Grindelia arizonica Gumweed Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Foothills Openings, roadsides Summer,
fall
Grindelia fastigiata Gumweed Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert Openings, sand Summer,
fall
Grindelia hirsutula Gumweed Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert Openings, sand Summer,
fall
Grindelia squarrosa Gumweed Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Foothills Openings, roadsides Summer,
fall
Gutierrezia elegans Lone Mesa
Snakeweed
Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Foothills Openings Summer,
fall
Gutierrezia microcephala Broom Snakeweed Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Openings, roadsides Summer,
fall
Gutierrezia sarothrae Broom Snakeweed Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Openings, roadsides Summer,
fall
Hackelia floribunda Stickseed Boraginaceae Forget-Me-Not Blue Montane Openings, roadsides Summer
Hedeoma drummondii Pennyroyal Lamiaceae Mint Blue Semi-desert Rimrock, openings Spring
Hedysarum boreale Chainpod Fabaceae Pea Pink Semi-desert, foothills Openings, canyons, shrublands, woodlands Spring,
summer
Hedysarum occidentale Chainpod Fabaceae Pea Pink Semi-desert, foothills, montane Openings, canyons, shrublands, woodlands Spring,
summer
Helianthella microcephala   Asteraceae Sunflower Purple/Yellow Foothills, montane Openings, meadows Summer
Helianthella parryi Sunflower Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Montane Woodlands, openings Summer
Helianthella quinquenervis Sunflower Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Subalpine Woodlands, streamsides Summer
Helianthus annuus Common Sunflower Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert, foothills, montane Disturbed areas, openings Summer,
fall
Heliomeris multiflora
var. multiflora
Goldeneye Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Foothills, montane, subalpine Disturbed areas, openings, meadows Summer,
fall
Heracleum maximum Cow Parsnip Apiaceae Parsley White Montane, subalpine Woodlands, meadows, streamsides Summer
Heracleum sphondylium Cow Parsnip Apiaceae Parsley White Montane, subalpine Woodlands, meadows, streamsides Summer
Herrickia glauca
var. glauca
  Asteraceae Sunflower Blue Foothills Base of talus, edge of woods Summer,
fall
Heterotheca pumila Dwarf
Golden Aster
Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Subalpine, alpine Scree Summer
Heterotheca villosa Hairy Golden Aster Asteraceae   Yellow Semi-desert, foothills, montane Openings, disturbed areas Summer,
fall
Heterotheca zionensis Zion Golden Aster Asteraceae   Yellow Foothills, montane Shrublands, Summer,
fall
Heuchera parvifolia Alum Root Saxifragaceae Sunflower White Montane, subalpine Rocks Summer
Hawkweed
Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Montane, subalpine Woodlands Summer
Hawkweed
Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Montane, subalpine, alpine Meadows Summer,
fall
Hippochaete hyemalis Scouring Rush Equisetaceae Horsetail Fern Foothills, montane, subalpine Streamside, wetlands Spring
Hippuris vulgaris Mare's Tail Plantaginaceae
formerly
Hippuridaceae
Plantain Brown Foothills, montane Streams, ponds Summer
Hirculus serpyllifolius
ssp. chrysanthus
Golden Saxifrage Saxifragaceae Saxifrage Yellow  Alpine Mossy, rocky areas Summer
Hirculus platysepalus
Whiplash Saxifrage Saxifragaceae Saxifrage Yellow  Alpine Mossy, rocky areas Summer
Hydrophyllum fendleri
var.
fendleri
Fendler's Waterleaf Boraginaceae
formerly
Hydrophyllaceae
Waterleaf White Foothills, montane Woodlands Spring
Hymenopappus
filifolius
  Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Woodlands, openings Spring
Hymenopappus newberryi Wild Cosmos Asteraceae Sunflower White Montane Openings Summer
Hymenoxys grandiflora Old Man
of the Mountains
Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Alpine Tundra Summer
Hymenoxys hoopesii Orange
Sneezeweed
Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Subalpine Meadows Summer
Hypericum formosum St. Johnswort Hypericaceae St. Johnswort Yellow Montane, subalpine Wet areas Summer
Hypericum scouleri St. Johnswort Hypericaceae St. Johnswort Yellow Montane, subalpine Wet areas Summer
Iliamna grandiflora          Wild Hollyhock Malvaceae Mallow  White Foothills, montane Wet areas Summer
Ipomopsis aggregata Scarlet Gilia Polemoniaceae Phlox Red Semi-desert, foothills, montane Meadows,
openings
Spring,
summer,
fall
Ipomopsis congesta   Polemoniaceae Phlox White Semi-desert, montane Openings,
sand
Spring

Ipomopsis gunnisonii

Gunnison's Gilia Polemoniaceae Phlox White/Blue Semi-desert Sandy
openings
Spring
Ipomopsis longiflora   Polemoniaceae Phlox Blue/White Semi-desert Openings,
shrublands
Spring,
summer
Ipomopsis polyantha   Polemoniaceae Phlox Blue Montane Meadows,
roadsides
Summer
Ipomopsis polycladon   Polemoniaceae Phlox White Semi-desert Openings,
shrublands
Spring
Ipomopsis pumila   Polemoniaceae Phlox Blue Semi-desert, foothills Openings,
shrublands
Spring
Ipomopsis ramosa Coral Ipomopsis Polemoniaceae Phlox Pink Montane Openings,
woodlands
Summer,
fall
Ipomopsis roseata   Polemoniaceae Phlox White Semi-desert Openings,
rocks
Spring
Ipomopsis tenuituba   Polemoniaceae Phlox Pink/Orange Montane, sub-alpine Openings,
woodlands
Summer,
fall
Iris missouriensis Wild Iris Iridaceae Iris Purple Foothills,
montane,
subalpine
Wetlands,
meadows, openings
Spring,
summer
Isocoma pluriflora   Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert Grasslands,
washes
Summer,
fall
Isocoma rusbyi   Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Semi-desert Grasslands,
woodlands,
washes, roadsides
Summer,
fall
Ivesia gordonii Ivesia Rosaceae Rose Yellow Montane to alpine Meadows,
rocky areas
Summer
Juniperus communis   Cupressaceae Cypress Tree Montane, subalpine Woodlands,
openings
Spring

Juniperus deppeana

Alligator Juniper Cupressaceae Cypress Tree Semi-desert, foothills Woodlands Spring
One-seed Juniper Cupressaceae Cypress Tree Semi-desert Shrublands,
woodlands
Spring
Utah Juniper Cupressaceae Cypress Tree Semi-desert, foothills Woodlands Spring
Rocky Mountain
Juniper
Cupressaceae Cypress Tree Semi-desert, foothills, montane Woodlands Spring
Kallstroemia parviflora Caltrop Zygophyllaceae Caltrop Yellow Semi-desert Openings Summer,
fall

Krascheninnikovia lanata

Winterfat Amaranthaceae
formerly
Chenopodiaceae
Amaranth
formerly
Goosefoot
White Semi-desert, foothills Shrublands Summer
Lappula marginata Stickseed Boraginaceae Forget-Me-Not Blue Semi-desert Openings Spring
Lappula occidentalis Stickseed Boraginaceae Forget-Me-Not Blue Semi-desert, foothills, montane. Openings Spring
Lappula redowskii Stickseed Boraginaceae Forget-Me-Not Blue Semi-desert,
foothills,
montane.
Openings Spring
Lathyrus lanszwertii
var. leucanthus
  Fabaceae Pea White Montane,
subalpine
Woodlands Summer
Lathyrus leucanthus   Fabaceae Pea White Montane, subalpine Woodlands Summer
Lathyrus pauciflorus   Fabaceae Pea Red Semi-desert, foothills Woodlands, openings Spring
Lens Pod
Pepperwort
Brassicaceae Mustard White Foothills Meadows,
lawns,
roadsides,
disturbed areas
Spring,
summer
Whitetop Brassicaceae Mustard White Foothills Meadows,
lawns,
roadsides,
disturbed areas
Spring,
summer
Lepidium lasiocarpum
var. lasiocarpum
  Brassicaceae Mustard White Semi-desert Shrublands,
openings
Spring
Lepidium montanum Western
Peppergrass
Brassicaceae Mustard White Semi-desert,
foothills,
montane
Disturbed
areas, openings
Summer
Leptodactylon pungens   Polemoniaceae Phlox White Semi-desert Woodlands,
shrublands, openings
Spring
Leptosiphon nuttallii
var. nuttallii
  Polemoniaceae Phlox White Foothills to sub-alpine Open woodlands,
rocky slopes
Summer
Leucanthemum vulgare Ox-eye Daisy Asteraceae Sunflower White Foothills,
montane,
subalpine
Openings, roadsides Summer

Bitterroot,
Lewesia

Montiaceae
formerly
Portulacaceae
Miner's Lettuce White, pink Montane Meadows, open woods Spring,
summer
Lewisia pygmaea Bitterroot,
Lewesia
Montiaceae
formerly
Portulacaceae
Miner's Lettuce Pink Montane,
subalpine,
alpine
Woodlands,
openings,
meadows, tundra
Spring,
summer
Lidia obtusiloba Alpine Sandwort Caryophyllaceae Pink White Alpine Tundra Summer
Ligularia amplectens   Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Subalpine, alpine Tundra, meadows, scree Summer
Ligularia bigelovii   Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Montane,
subalpine
Meadows Summer
Ligularia holmii   Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Subalpine, alpine Meadows, scree Summer
Ligularia soldanella   Asteraceae Sunflower Yellow Alpine Scree Summer
Ligusticum porteri
var. porteri
Loveroot Apiaceae Parsley White Montane, subalpine Woodlands,
openings
Summer
Lilium philadelphicum
var.
andinum
Wood Lily Liliaceae Lily Orange      
Limnorchis hyperborea
Bog Orchid Orchidaceae Orchid Green      
Limnorchis saccata
Limnorchis stricta
Bog Orchid Orchidaceae Orchid Green      
Linanthastrum nuttallii   Polemoniaceae Phlox White Foothills to sub-alpine Open woodlands,
rocky slopes
Summer
Linaria dalmatica Butter and Eggs Plantaginaceae
formerly
Scrophulariaceae
Plantain Yellow Foothills, montane Disturbed areas,
meadows
Summer
Linaria genistifolia Butter and Eggs Plantaginaceae
formerly
Scrophulariaceae
Plantain Yellow Foothills, montane Disturbed areas,
meadows
Summer
Linaria vulgaris Butter and Eggs Plantaginaceae
formerly
Scrophulariaceae
Plantain Yellow Foothills, montane Disturbed areas,
meadows
Summer
Twinflower Linnaeaceae
formerly
Caprifoliaceae
Twinflower Pink Montane, subalpine Woodlands Summer
Linum aristatum Flax Linaceae Flax Yellow Semi-desert Shrublands, openings Spring,
summer
Linum lewisii var. lewisii Blue Flax Linaceae Flax Blue
Semi-desert, foothills, montane, subalpine
Woodlands,
openings, meadows
Spring,
summer,
fall
Linum puberulum Yellow Flax Linaceae Flax Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Openings, meadows Spring
Linum subteres Utah Yellow Flax Linaceae Flax Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Openings, meadows,
sand
Summer,
fall
Listera cordata Heartleaf Twayblade Orchidaceae Orchid Green Subalpine Wetlands, streamsides Summer
Lithophragma glabrum Woodland Star Saxifragaceae Saxifrage White Foothills, montane Woodlands, openings Spring
Lithophragma parviflorum
var. parviflorum
Woodland Star Saxifragaceae Saxifrage White Foothills, montane Woodlands, openings Spring
Lithophragma tenellum Woodland Star Saxifragaceae Saxifrage White Foothills, montane Woodlands, openings Spring
Lithospermum incisum Fringed Gromwell Boraginaceae Forget-Me-
Not
Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Canyons, shrublands, woodlands Spring
Lithospermum multiflorum Puccoon Boraginaceae Forget-Me-
Not
Yellow Montane, subalpine Woodlands, openings Summer
Lithospermum ruderale Puccoon Boraginaceae Forget-Me-
Not
Yellow Foothills Woodlands Spring
Lloydia serotina
ssp.
serotina
Alp Lily Liliaceae Lily White Alpine Tundra Summer
Lomatium dissectum
var. multifidum
  Apiaceae Parsley Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Shrublands, woodlands, openings Spring
Lomatium grayi
var. grayi
Biscuitroot Apiaceae Parsley Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Shrublands, woodlands, openings Spring
Lomatium latilobum Canyonlands
Biscuitroot
Apiaceae Parsley Yellow Semi-desert Shrublands, canyons, sand Spring
Lomatium minimum   Apiaceae Parsley Yellow Montane Meadows Summer
Lomatium parryi Biscuitroot Apiaceae Parsley Yellow Semi-desert, foothills Shrublands, canyons Spring
Lomatium triternatum
var. triternatum
  Apiaceae Parsley Yellow Foothills  Sagebrush, openings, woodlands Spring
Lonicera involucrata Twinberry Caprifoliaceae Honeysuckle Yellow Montane, subalpine. Woodlands Spring,
summer
Lotus wrightii Deer Vetch Fabaceae Pea Yellow Foothills, montane Open woodlands, meadows Summer
Lupinus argenteus Lupine Fabaceae Pea Purple Foothills,
montane,
subalpine
Meadows, openings Spring
Lupinus brevicaulis Lupine Fabaceae Pea Blue Semi-desert Openings Spring,
summer
Lupinus caespitosus Lupine Fabaceae Pea Blue Foothills,
montane
Meadows, openings Summer
Lupinus kingii
var. kingii
Lupine Fabaceae Pea Blue Foothills, montane Meadows, woodlands Summer
Lupinus prunophilus Lupine Fabaceae Pea Blue Foothills Meadows,
woodlands
Summer
Lupinus pusillus Lupine Fabaceae Pea Purple Semi-desert Sands Spring
Lycium pallidum
var.
pallidum
Wolfberry Solanaceae Potato Yellow/green Semi-desert Shrublands, openings Spring
Lygodesmia grandiflora
var. arizonica
Rushpink Asteraceae Sunflower Pink Desert,
semi-desert,
foothills
Openings Spring
Lygodesmia grandiflora
var. grandiflora
Rushpink Asteraceae Sunflower Pink Desert,
semi-desert,
foothills
Openings Spring
Lygodesmia juncea Rushpink Asteraceae Sunflower Pink Desert,
semi-desert
Sand, openings, woodlands Summer
Lysiella obtusata   Orchidaceae Orchid White      

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