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Yellow Flowers

The following thumbnail photographs are arranged alphabetically by
scientific family name, then by genus, and lastly by species name


Click on a thumbnail for enlarged photographs and descriptive information.

The scientific names of the families shown on this page are:
Polemoniaceae, Polygonaceae, Portulacaceae,
Ranunculaceae
, Rhamnaceae
, Rosaceae, Saxifragaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Solanaceae, Violaceae, Zygophyllaceae

Click the following links for more families with yellow thumbnail photographs:
Amaranthaceae - Asteraceae (Agoseris - Artemisia genera)
Asteraceae (Balsamorhiza - Isocoma genera)
 
Asteraceae (Lactuca - Scorzonera
genera) 
Asteraceae (Senecio - Xanthisma genera)
Berberidaceae - Brassicaceae

Cactaceae - Cleomaceae 
Crassulaceae - Fabaceae
Fumariaceae - Plantaginaceae

For more information about how to use this web site,
see "Keys to Photographs and Descriptions".
     

 

  Polemoniaceae 
(Phlox Family)
Polemoniaceae 
(Phlox Family)
Polygonaceae
(Buckwheat Family)
Polygonaceae
(Buckwheat Family)
Polygonaceae
(Buckwheat Family)
 
Navarretia breweri
Eriogonum arcuatum
Eriogonum hookeri
  Linanthus pungens Navarretia breweri Eriogonum alatum Eriogonum arcuatum Eriogonum hookeri
  Desert Trumpets Yellow Pincushion Winged Buckwheat Curved Buckwheat Hooker's Buckwheat

 

Polygonaceae
(Buckwheat Family)
Polygonaceae
(Buckwheat Family)
Polygonaceae 
(Buckwheat Family)
Polygonaceae 
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum jamesii
Stenogonum flexum
Eriogonum jamesii Eriogonum umbellatum Stenogonum flexum Stenogonum salsuginosum
James' Buckwheat Sulfur Flower Flexible Buckwheat Salty Buckwheat

 

Portulacaceae
(Portulaca Family)
Ranunculaceae 
(Buttercup Family)
Portulaca oleracea Ceratocephala testiculata
Purslane or Portulaca Hornhead

 

Ranunculaceae
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculaceae
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculaceae
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculaceae
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculaceae
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculus cymbalaria
Ranunculus glaberrimus
Ranunculus alismifolius Ranunculus cymbalaria Ranunculus eschscholtzii Ranunculus glaberrimus Ranunculus inamoenus
Plantain-leaf Buttercup Marsh Buttercup Eschscholtz's Buttercup Sagebrush Buttercup Graceful Buttercup

 

Ranunculaceae
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculaceae 
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculaceae 
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculaceae 
(Buttercup Family)
Ranunculus macauleyi Ranunculus uncinatus Thalictrum alpinum Thalictrum fendleri
Macauley's Buttercup Woodland Buttercup Alpine Meadowrue Meadowrue

 

Rhamnaceae
(Buckthorn Family)
Rhamnaceae
(Buckthorn Family)
Frangula betulifolia
Frangula obovata Rhamnus smithii
Birchleaf Buckthorn Smith's Buckthorn

 

Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae 
(Rose Family)
Cercocarpus ledifolius
Cercocarpus ledifolius Coleogyne ramosissima
Dasiphora fruticosa
Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany Blackbrush
Shrubby Cinquefoil

 

Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Ivesia gordonii
Geum aleppicum Geum macrophyllum Geum rossii Ivesia gordonii
Yellow Avens Large Leaf Avens Alpine Avens Ivesia

 

Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Potentilla gracilis
Potentilla concinna Potentilla gracilis
Potentilla hippiana
Elegant Cinquefoil Slender Cinquefoil Hippio's Cinquefoil

 

Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Potentilla nivea
Potentilla nivea Potentilla pensylvanica Potentilla plattensis Potentilla pulcherrima Potentilla rubricaulis
Snow Cinquefoil Pennsylvania Cinquefoil Platte River Cinquefoil Beautiful Cinquefoil Red-stemmed Cinquefoil

 

Rosaceae
(Rose Family)
Rubiaceae
(Madder Family)
 
Galium coloradoense
 
Sibbaldia procumbens Galium coloradoense  
Sibbaldia Colorado Bedstraw  

 

Sarcobataceae
(Greasewood Family)
Saxifragaceae
(Saxifrage Family)
Saxifragaceae
(Saxifrage Family)
Saxifraga chrysantha
Sarcobatus vermiculatus Saxifraga chrysantha Saxifraga flagellaris
Greasewood Golden Saxifrage Whiplash Saxifrage

 

Click for a discussion of the genetic research which has moved almost all Scrophulariaceae (Snapdragon Family) into other families.
See Orobanchaceae for
Castilleja (Paintbrush) and Orthocarpus (Owl-clover).
See Phrymaceae for Mimulus (Monkey Flower). See Plantaginaceae for Penstemon and Veronica.
Scrophulariaceae
(Snapdragon Family)
Verbascum thapsus
Mullein
NOXIOUS WEED  
CO

 

Solanaceae
(Potato Family)
For
Thalictraceae (Meadow Rue Family)
see
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family).
Violaceae
(Violet Family)
Viola nuttallii
Lycium pallidum Viola vallicola
Wolfberry Yellow Violet

 

Zygophyllaceae
(Caltrop Family)
Zygophyllaceae
(Caltrop Family)
Kallstroemia parviflora
Tribulus terrestris
Kallstroemia parviflora Tribulus terrestris
Caltrop Puncture Vine



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