Flowers by Common Name

A

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Agoseris, False Nothocalais troximoides Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Agoseris, Orange Agoseris aurantiaca var. aurantiaca Asteraceae (Sunflower) Orange
Agoseris, Orange Agoseris aurantiaca var. purpurea Asteraceae (Sunflower) Orange
Agoseris, Pale Agoseris glauca Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Alfalfa, Wild Medicago sativa Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Alpine Kittentails Synthyris alpina
(Besseya alpina)
Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Alpine-parsley, Tundra Oreoxis alpina
(Cymopterus alpinus)
Apiaceae (Parsley) Yellow
Alplily Lloydia serotina Liliaceae (Lily) White
Alumroot, Common
Alumroot, Snow
Heuchera parvifolia
(Heuchera parvifolia var. nivalis)
Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Alyssum, Hoary False Berteroa incana Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Anemone, Cutleaf Anemone multifida Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Pink
Anemone, Narcissus Anemone narcissiflora var. zephyra Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Angelica, Gray's Angelica grayi Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Antelope Bitterbrush Purshia tridentata Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Apple Moss, Fountain Philonotis fontana Bartramiaceae
Arnica, Broadleaf Arnica latifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Arnica, Hairy Arnica mollis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Arnica, Heartleaf Arnica cordifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Arnica, Nodding
Arnica, Parry's
Arnica, Rayless
Arnica parryi Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Arnica, Subalpine Arnica rydbergii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Aster, Alpine Leafybract Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. apricum
(Aster foliaceus var. apricus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Canby's Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. canbyi
(Aster foliaceus var. canbyi)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Dwarf Golden Heterotheca pumila Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Aster, Engelmann's Eucephalus engelmannii Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Aster, Gray's
Aster, Gray
Herrickia glauca var. glauca
(Eurybia glauca var. glauca)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Parry's Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi
(Aster foliaceus var. parryi)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Small-flower Chaetopappa ericoides Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Aster, Tansey Machaeranthera tanacetifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Western Symphyotrichum ascendens
(Aster ascendens)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Western Mountain Symphyotrichum spathulatum
(Aster spathulatus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Avens, Alpine Geum rossii Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Avens, Bur
Avens, Large-leaf
Geum macrophyllum Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Avens, Eight-petal Mountain
Avens, Mountain
Dryas octopetala Rosaceae (Rose) White
Avens, Purple
Avens, Water
Geum rivale Rosaceae (Rose) Pink

B

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Balsamroot, Arrowleaf Balsamorhiza sagittata Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Baneberry, Red
Baneberry, Western
Actaea rubea Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Barberry, Creeping Berberis repens
(Mahonia repens)
Berberidaceae (Barberry) Yellow
Barley, Foxtail Hordeum jubatum Poaceae (Grass)
Bearberry Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Ericaceae (Heath) White
Beardtongue, Crandall's Penstemon crandallii ssp. crandallii Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Beardtongue, Dusky Penstemon whippleanus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Beardtongue, Dusky Penstemon whippleanus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) White
Beardtongue, Hall's Penstemon hallii Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Beardtongue, Harbour's Penstemon harbourii Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Beardtongue, Tiger Penstemon mensarum Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Beardtongue, Upland Blue Penstemon virgatus var. asa-grayi Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue/Purple
Bedstraw, Northern Galium boreale Rubiaceae (Madder) White
Beeblossom, Scarlet Oenothera suffrutescens Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Beeplant, Rocky Mountain Peritoma serrulata
(Cleome serrulata)
Cleomaceae (Cleome) Purple
Bellflower Campanula rotundifolia Campanulaceae (Bellflower) Blue/Purple
Bellflower, Arctic Campanula uniflora Campanulaceae (Bellflower) Blue
Bellflower, Parry's Campanula parryi Campanulaceae (Bellflower) Blue/Purple
Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus Ericaceae (Heath) Pink
Bilberry, Dwarf Vaccinium caespitosum Ericaceae (Heath) Pink
Bindweed, Field Convolvulus arvensis Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory) White
Bistort, Alpine Bistorta vivipara
(Polygonum viviparum)
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Bistort, American Bistorta bistortoides
(Polygonum bistortoides)
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Bittercress, Heartleaf Cardamine cordifolia Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Bitterroot, Pygmy Lewisia pygmaea Montiaceae (Miner's Lettuce) Pink
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Black Medic Medicago lupulina Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Bladderpod, Foothill Physaria ludoviciana
(Lesquerella ludoviciana)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Blanketflower
Blanketfower, Great
Gaillardia aristata Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow/Orange
Blazingstar, Adonis Mentzelia multiflora Loasaceae (Loasa) Yellow
Bluebell Campanula rotundifolia Campanulaceae (Bellflower) Blue/Purple
Bluebells, Alpine Mertensia alpina Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Bluebells, Franciscan Mertensia franciscana Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Bluebells, Lanceleaf Mertensia lanceolata Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Bluebells, Mountain Mertensia ciliata Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Bluebells, Narrowleaf Mertensia lanceolata Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Bluebells, Rocky Mountain Mertensia humilis Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Bluebells, Short-style Mertensia brevistyla Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Bluebells, Tall Fringed Mertensia ciliata Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Blueberry, Dwarf Vaccinium caespitosum Ericaceae (Heath) Pink
Blueberry, Mountain Vaccinium myrtillus Ericaceae (Heath) Pink
Blue-eyed Grass, Idaho Sisyrinchium idahoense var. occidentale Iridaceae (Iris) Blue
Blue-eyed Mary Collinsia parviflora Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Bluejoint Calamagrostis canadensis Poaceae (Grass)
Bluet, Mountain Centaurea montana Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue
Breadroot, Palmleaf Indian Pediomelum digitatum Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Brome, Mountain Bromus marginatus Poaceae (Grass)
Brome, Smooth Bromus inermis Poaceae (Grass)
Broom Snakewwed Gutierrezia sarothrae Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Buckbrush Purshia tridentata Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Buckthorn, Fendler's Ceanothus fendleri Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn) White
Buckwheat, Ivy League Eriogonum arcuatum var. xanthum Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Yellow
Buckwheat, James' Eriogonum jamesii Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Buckwheat, Nodding Eriogonum cernuum Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Buckwheat, Purple Cushion Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Buckwheat, Red-root Eriogonum racemosus Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Buckwheat, Porter's Eriogonum umbellatum var. porteri Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Yellow
Buckwheat, Sulphur-flower Eriogonum umbellatum var. majus Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Buckwheat, Sulphur-flower Eriogonum umbellatum var. umbellatum Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Yellow
Buckwheat, Winged Eriogonum alatum var. alatum Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Yellow
Buffaloberry, Canada
Buffaloberry, Russet
Shepherdia canadensis Elaeagnaceae (Oleaster) Green
Bur, Buffalo Solanum rostratum Solanaceae (Nightshade) Yellow
Butter and Eggs Linaria vulgaris Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Yellow
Buttercup, Alpine Ranunculus adoneus Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Buttercup, Eschscholtz's Ranunculus eschscholtzii Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Buttercup, Graceful Ranunculus inamoenus Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Buttercup, Largeflower Ranunculus eschscholtzii Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Buttercup, Sagebrush Ranunculus glaberrimus var. ellipticus Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Buttercup, Snow Ranunculus adoneus Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Buttercup, Subalpine Ranunculus eschscholtzii Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow

C

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Campion, Drummond's Silene drummondii ssp. striata Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Campion, Menzies' Silene menziesii Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Campion, Moss Silene acaulis< Caryophyllaceae (Pink) Pink
Candytuft, American False
Candytuft, Fern-leaf
Smelowskia americana
(Smelowskia calycina var. americana)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Candytuft, Mountain Noccaea fendleri ssp. glauca
(Noccaea montana,
Thlaspi montanum)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Catchfly, Drummond's Silene drummondii ssp. striata Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Catchfly, Menzies' Silene menziesii Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Cattail, Broadleaf
Cattail
Typha latifolia Typhaceae (Cattail) Yellow
Ceanothus, Fendler's Ceanothus fendleri Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn) White
Ceanothus, Snowbrush< Ceanothus velutinus Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn) White
Chamomile, False Tripleurospermum inodorum
(Matricaria perforata)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Chamomile, Scentless Tripleurospermum inodorum
(Matricaria perforata)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Chicory, Common Cichorium intybus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue
Chickweed, Alpine Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Chickweed, Bering
Chickweed, Bering Sea Mouse-ear
Cerastium beeringianum Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Chickweed, Field Mouse-ear Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Chiming Bells, Tall Mertensia ciliata Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Cholla, Tree
Cholla, Cane
Cylindropuntia imbricata var. imbricata
(Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata,
Opuntia imbricata
var. arborescens)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Chokecherry, Black or Chokecherry, Western Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa or demissa Rosaceae (Rose) White
Cinquefoil, Beautiful Potentilla pulcherrima Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Cinquefoil, Branched Potentilla effusa
(Potentilla hippiana var. effussa)
Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Cinquefoil, Colorado Potentilla subjuga Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Cinquefoil, Creamy Drymocallis convallaria
(Potentilla convallaria,
Drymocallis arguta ssp. convallaria)
Rosaceae (Rose) White
Cinquefoil, Leafy Drymocallis fissa
(Potentilla fissa)
Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Cinquefoil, Prairie Potentilla pensylvanica Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Cinquefoil, Red-stemmed Potentilla rubricaulis
(Potentilla hookeriana)
Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Cinquefoil, Rocky Mountain Potentilla rubricaulis
(Potentilla hookeriana)
Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Cinquefoil, Shrubby Dasiphora fruticosa
(Potentilla fruticosa)
Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Cinquefoil, Woolly Potentilla hippiana Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Clammyweed, Redwhisker Polanisia dodecandra ssp. trachysperma Cleomaceae (Cleome) White
Clematis, Hairy Clematis hirsutissima Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Blue
Clematis, Western White Clematis ligusticifolia Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Cliffrose, Stansbury's Purshia mexicana var. stansburyana
(Purshia stansburiana, Cowania stansburyana)
Rosaceae (Rose) White
Clover, Alpine Trifolium dasyphyllum Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Clover, Alsike Trifolium hybridum Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Clover, Deer Trifolium nanum Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Clover, Dwarf Trifolium nanum Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Clover, Parry's Trifolium parryi Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Clover, Prairie White Dalea candida Fabaceae (Pea) White
Clover, Red Trifolium pratense Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Clover, White Trifolium repens Fabaceae (Pea) White
Clover, White Sweet Melilotus albus Fabaceae (Pea) White
Clover, Yellow Sweet Melilotus officinalis Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Collomia, Narrow-leaf Collomia linearis Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Pink
Columbine, Colorado Aquilegia coerulea Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Blue
Columbine, Colorado Blue Aquilegia coerulea Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Blue
Columbine, Red Aquilegia elegantula Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Red
Columbine, Shooting Star Aquilegia elegantula Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Red
Columbine, Western Red Aquilegia elegantula Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Red
Coneflower, Cut-leaf Rudbeckia laciniata var. ampla Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Coneflower, Green-head Rudbeckia laciniata var. ampla Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Coneflower, Plains Ratibida columnifera Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Coneflower, Montane Rudbeckia montana
(Rudbeckia occidentalis var. montana)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Coralroot, Early Corallorhiza trifida Orchidaceae (Orchid) Green
Coralroot, Spotted Corallorhiza maculata var. maculata Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Coralroot, Summer Corallorhiza maculata var. maculata Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Coralroot, Yellow Corallorhiza trifida Orchidaceae (Orchid) Yellow
Cornflower, Mountain Centaurea montana Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue
Corn Lily Veratrum californicum var. californicum
(Veratrum tenuipetalum)
Melanthiaceae (False Hellebore) White
Corydalis, Golden Corydalis aurea Papaveraceae (Poppy) Yellow
Cowbane, Fendler's Oxypolis fendleri Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Cow Parsnip Heracleum sphondylium ssp. montanum
(Heracleum maximum)
Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Crane's Bill, Purple Geranium caespitosum Geraniaceae (Geranium) Pink
Cress, Hoary Lepidium draba
(Cardaria draba)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Croton, Texas Croton texensis Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) White
Cryptantha, Basin Cryptantha ambigua Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha, Calcareous Cryptantha thyrsiflora Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha, Fendler's Cryptantha fendleri Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha, James' Cryptantha cinerea var. jamesii Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha, Little Cryptantha minima Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha, Sanddune Cryptantha fendleri Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Currant, Red Prickly Ribes montigenum Grossulariaceae (Gooseberry) Red
Currant, Wolf's Ribes wolfii Grossulariaceae (Gooseberry) White

D

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Daisy Erigeron elatior Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Daisy, Basin Platyschkuhria integrifolia var. desertorum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Beautiful Erigeron formosissimus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue
Daisy, Blackheaded Erigeron melanocephalus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Coulter's Erigeron coulteri Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Cutleaf Erigeron compositus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Ives' Four-nerve Tetraneuris ivesiana Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Oxeye Leucanthemum vulgare Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Pretty Erigeron bellidiastrum Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Rockslide Erigeron leiomerus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Daisy, Rocky Mountain Alpine Erigeron grandiflorus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Daisy, Showy Erigeron speciosus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Daisy, Spreading Erigeron divergens Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Stemless Four-nerve Tetraneuris acaulis var. acaulis
(Hymenoxys acaulis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Stemless Four-nerve Tetraneuris acaulis var. caespitosa
(Hymenoxys acaulis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Subalpine Erigeron glacialis
(Erigeron peregrinus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Daisy, Tahoka Machaeranthera tanacetifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Daisy, Trailing Erigeron flagellaris Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Whiteray Erigeron coulteri Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Dandelion, Common Taraxacum officinale Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Dandelion, False Agoseris glauca Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Dandelion, Horned Taraxacum ceratophorum
(Taraxacum officinale ssp. ceratophorum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Dandelion, Northern Taraxacum ceratophorum
(Taraxacum officinale ssp. ceratophorum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Dandelion, Sagebrush False Nothocalais troximoides Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Death Camas, Mountain Anticlea elegans
(Zigadenus elegans)
Melanthiaceae (False Hellebore) White
Desert Prince's Plume Stanleya pinnata Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Dock, Alpine Rumex densiflorus Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Pink
Dock, Curly Rumex crispus Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Pink
Dock, White
Dock, Mexican
Rumex triangulivalvis
(Rumex salicifolius var. mexicanus)
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Green
Dogbane, Spreading Apocynum androsaemifolium Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White
Dogwood, Bunchberry Cornus canadensis Cornaceae (Dogwood) White
Draba, Alpine Tundra Draba streptobrachia Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Draba, Golden Draba aurea Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Draba, Slender Draba albertina Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Draba, Snowbed Draba crassifolia Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Draba, Thickleaf Draba crassa Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Dragonhead, American Dracocephalum parviflorum
(Moldavica parviflora)
Lamiaceae (Mint) Pink

E-F

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Elderberry, Red Sambucus racemosa Adoxaceae (Muskroot) White
Elephant Heads Pedicularis groenlandica Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Pink
Elkweed Frasera speciosa Gentianaceae (Gentian) White
Evening Primrose, Common Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Evening Primrose, Common Oenothera villosa ssp. villosa Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Evening Primrose, Crown-leaf Oenothera coronopifolia Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Evening Primrose, Cut-leaf Oenothera coronopifolia Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Evening Primrose, Hairy Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Evening Primrose, Hairy Oenothera villosa ssp. villosa Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Evening Primrose, Long-tube Oenothera flava Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Evening Primrose, Tufted Oenothera cespitosa ssp. cespitosa Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Evening Primrose, Yellow Oenothera flava Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Fairy-candelabra, Northern Androsace septentrionalis Primulaceae (Primrose) White
Fairy Slipper Calypso bulbosa var. americana Orchidaceae (Orchid) Yellow
Fairy Trumpet Ipomopsis aggregata Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Red
False Hellebore, California Veratrum californicum var. californicum
(Veratrum tenuipetalum)
Melanthiaceae (False Hellebore) White
Filaree Erodium cicutarium Geraniaceae (Geranium) Pink
Fir, Douglas Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca Pinaceae (Pine) Yellow
Fireweed Chamerion angustifolium Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Fireweed, Alpine
Fireweed, Dwarf
Chamerion latifolium Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Fitweed Corydalis caseana ssp. brandegeei Papveraceae (Poppy) White
Flax, Blue Linum lewisii Linaceae (Flax) Blue
Fleabane, Aspen Erigeron speciosus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue/Purple
Fleabane, Beautiful Erigeron formosissimus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue
Fleabane, Blackheaded Erigeron melanocephalus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Fleabane, Featherleaf Erigeron pinnatisectus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Fleabane, Fernleaf Erigeron compositus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Fleabane, Spreading Erigeron divergens Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Fleabane, Subalpine Erigeron glacialis
(Erigeron peregrinus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Fleabane, Tall Erigeron elatior Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Fleabane, Trailing Erigeron flagellaris Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Fleabane, Western Erigeron bellidiastrum Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Fogfruit, Wedgeleaf Phyla cuneifolia Verbenaceae (Verbena) White
Forget-me-not, Arctic Alpine Eritrichium nanum Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Forget-me-not, Tall Hackelia floribunda Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Four O'clock, Hairy Mirabilis albida Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) White
Four O'clock, Narrow-leaf Mirabilis linearis Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) Pink
Four O'clock, Spreading Mirabilis oxybaphoides Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) Pink
Four O'clock, White Mirabilis albida Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) White
Frosty Ball Cirsium eatonii var. eriocephalum
(Cirsium scopulorum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Fumewort, Sierra Corydalis caseana ssp. brandegeei Papveraceae (Poppy) White

G

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Gaura, Scarlet Oenothera suffrutescens Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Gentian, Arctic Gentiana algida Gentianaceae (Gentian) White
Gentian, Autumn Dwarf
Gentian, Dwarf
Gentian, Little
Gentianella amarella
(Gentianella acuta)
Gentianaceae (Gentian) Purple
Gentian, Moss Gentiana prostrata
(Chondrophylla prostrata)
Gentianaceae (Gentian) Blue
Gentian, Mountain
Gentian, Parry's
Gentiana parryi
(Pneumonanthe parryi)
Gentianaceae (Gentian) Blue
Gentian, Perennial Fringed Gentianopsis barbellata Gentianaceae (Gentian) Purple
Gentian, Pleated Gentiana affinis
(Pneumonanthe affinis)
Gentianaceae (Gentian) Blue
Gentian, Pygmy Gentiana prostrata
(Chondrophylla prostrata)
Gentianaceae (Gentian) Blue
Gentian, Rocky Mountain Gentiana affinis
(Pneumonanthe affinis)
Gentianaceae (Gentian) Blue
Gentian, Rocky Mountain Fringed Gentianopsis thermalis Gentianaceae (Gentian) Purple
Geranium, Richardson's Geranium richardsonii Geraniaceae (Geranium) White
Geranium, Sticky Purple Geranium viscosissimum Geraniaceae (Geranium) Pink
Geranium, Tufted Geranium caespitosum Geraniaceae (Geranium) Pink
Geranium, Wild Geranium richardsonii Geraniaceae (Geranium) White
Giant Hyssop, Horsemint
Giant Hyssop, Nettleleaf
Agastache urticifolia Lamiaceae (Mint) White
Gilia, Eyed Gila ophthalmoides Polemoniaceae (Phlox) White
Gilia, Scarlet Ipomopsis aggregata Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Red
Globeflower Trollius albiflorus
(Trollius laxus ssp. albiflorus)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Globemallow, Scarlet Sphaeralcea coccinea Malvaceae (Mallow) Orange
Goathead Tribulus terrestris Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop) Yellow
Goat's Beard Ramaraia flava Gomphaceae
Goatsbeard Tragopogon dubius Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenaster, Alpine False
Goldenaster, Dwarf
Heterotheca pumila Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenaster, Hairy Heterotheca villosa Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Golden Banner
Goldenbanner, Mountain
Thermopsis montana
(Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana)
Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Golden Bush Ericameria nauseosa Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldeneye, Nevada
Goldeneye, Showy
Heliomeris multiflora var. nevadensis
(Viguiera multiflora var. nevadensis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Golden Glow Rudbeckia laciniata var. ampla Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenrod, Canadian Solidago canadensis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenrod, Mt. Albert Solidago simplex var. simplex Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenrod, Parry's Oreochrysum parryi Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenrod, Prairie Solidago missouriensis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenrod, Rocky Mountain Solidago multiradiata Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenrod, Smooth Solidago missouriensis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenrod, Sticky Solidago simplex var. simplex Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenweed, Curlyhead Pyrrocoma crocea var. crocea Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenweed, Parry's Oreochrysum parryi Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenweed, Plantain Pyrrocoma uniflora var. uniflora Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenweed, Pygmy Tonestus pygmaeus
(Haplopappus pygmaeus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldenweed, Tranquil Pyrrocoma clementis var. clementis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldflower Tetraneuris acaulis var. acaulis
(Hymenoxys acaulis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Goldflower Tetraneuris acaulis var. caespitosa
(Hymenoxys acaulis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Gooseberry
Gooseberry, Mountain
Ribes montigenum Grossulariaceae (Gooseberry) Pink
Goosefoot, Blite Chenopodium capitatum Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) Red
Goosefoot, Pinyon Chenopodium atrovirens Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) Green
Goosefoot, Pitseed Chenopodium berlandieri Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) Green
Grass of Parnassus Parnassia fimbriata Celastraceae (Staff-tree) Green
Gravel-root, Western Spotted Eutrochium maculatum var. bruneri
(Eupatoriadelphus maculatus var. bruneri)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Groundsel, Alpine Rock Packera werneriifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsel, Arrowleaf Senecio triangularis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsel, Cleft-leaf Packera streptanthifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsel, Cutleaf Senecio eremophilus var. kingii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsel, Falsegold Packera pseudaurea var. flavula Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsel, Fendler's Packera fendleri Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsel, Hoary Packera werneriifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsel, Holm's Senecio amplectens var. holmii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsel, Rocky Mountain Packera streptanthifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsel, Saffron Packera crocata Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsel, Western Golden Senecio eremophilus var. kingii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Groundsmoke, Spreading Gayophytum diffusum ssp. parviflorum Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Gumweed, Curlycup Grindelia squarrosa Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Gumweed, Pointed Grindelia fastigiata Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow

H-I-J-K

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Haircap Polytrichum commune Polytrichaceae (Aloe Moss)
Haircap, Slender Polytrichum strictum Polytrichaceae (Aloe Moss)
Hairgrass, Tufted Deschampsia cespitosa Poaceae (Grass)
Hardheads Rhaponticum repens (Acroptilon repens) Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Harebell Campanula rotundifolia Campanulaceae (Bellflower) Blue
Harebell, Parry's Campanula parryi Campanulaceae (Bellflower) Blue
Hawk's-beard, Slender Crepis atribarba Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hawkweed, Orange Hieracium aurantiacum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Orange
Hawkweed, Whiteflower Hieracium albiflorum Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Hawkweed, Orange Hieracium aurantiacum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Orange
Hawkweed, Woolly Hieracium triste Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Helianthella, Five-nerve Helianthella quinquenervis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hemlock-parsley, Rocky Mountain Cionoselinum scopulorum Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Hemlock, Poison Conium maculatum Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Hemp, Indian Apocynum cannabinum Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White
Honeysuckle, Twinberry Lonicera involucrata Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Yellow
Hopi Tea Greenthread Thelesperma megapotamicum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Horsetail, Scouring-rush Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine Equisetaceae (Horsetail) Brown
Horsetail, Smooth Equisetum laevigatum Equisetaceae (Horsetail) Brown
Hymenopappus, Fineleaf Hymenopappus filifolius var. cinereus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hymenopappus, Fineleaf Hymenopappus filifolius var. polycephalus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hymenopappus, Manyhead Hymenopappus filifolius var. polycephalus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hymenoxys, Stemless Tetraneuris acaulis var. acaulis
(Hymenoxys acaulis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Hymenoxys, Stemless Tetraneuris acaulis var. caespitosa
(Hymenoxys acaulis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ipomopsis, Hoosier Pass Ipomopsis globularis Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue
Iris, Rocky Mountain
Iris, Wild
Iris missouriensis Iridaceae (Iris) Purple
Jacob's Ladder Polemonium pulcherrimum ssp. delicatum Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue
Leafy Jacob's Ladder
Tall Jacob's Ladder
Polemonium foliossisimum Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue
Joe-pye Weed Eutrochium maculatum var. bruneri
(Eupatoriadelphus maculatus var. bruneri)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Kinnikinnick Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Ericaceae (Heath) White
King's Crown Rhodiola integrifolia
(Sedum integrifolium)
Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) Red
Knapweed, Russian Rhaponticum repens
(Acroptilon repens)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Knotweed, Water Persicaria amphibia
(Polygonum amphibium)
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Pink

L

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Lady's Tresses
Lady's Tresses, Hooded
Spiranthes romanzoffiana Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Larkspur, Carolina Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens Rananuculaceae (Buttercup) White
Larkspur, Geyer's Delphinium geyeri Rananuculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Larkspur, Nuttall's Delphinium nuttallianum Rananuculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Larkspur, Plains Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens Rananuculaceae (Buttercup) White
Larkspur, Subalpine Delphinium barbeyi Rananuculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Larkspur, Two-lobed Delphinium nuttallianum Rananuculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Larkspur, White Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens Rananuculaceae (Buttercup) White
Laurel, Alpine Kalmia microphylla Ericaceae (Heath) Pink
Lettuce, Blue Mulgedium oblongifolium
(Lactuca tatarica var. pulchella)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Blue
Lettuce, Prickly Lactuca serriola Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Lichen, Cup Cladonia chlorophaea Cladoniaceae
Licorice-root, Idaho Ligusticum tenuifolium Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Licorice, Wild Glycyrrhiza lepidota Fabaceae (Pea) White
Lily, Alpine Lloydia serotina Liliaceae (Lily) White
Lily, Mariposa Calochortus gunnisonii Liliaceae (Lily) White
Lily, Sego Calochortus nuttallii Liliaceae (Lily) White
Lily of the Valley, Starry False Maianthemum stellatum
(Smilacina stellata)
Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Lily of the Valley, Feathery False Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule (Smilacina racemosa) Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Locoweed, Showy Oxytropis splendens Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Locoweed, White Oxytropis sericea Fabaceae (Pea) White
Lousewort, Alpine Pedicularis sudetica ssp. scopulorum Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Pink
Lousewort, Payson's Pedicularis bracteosa var. paysoniana Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Lovage, Fern-leaf Ligusticum tenuifolium Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Lupine, Baker's Lupinus bakeri Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Lupine, Big-leaf Lupinus prunophilus (Lupinus polyphyllus var. prunophilus) Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Lupine, Dwarf Lupinus caespitosus Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Lupine, Lodgepole Lupinus parviflorus Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Lupine, Shortstem Lupinus brevicaulis Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Lupine, Silver-stem
Lupine, Silvery
Lupinus argenteus Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Lupine, Tailcup Lupinus caudatus Fabaceae (Pea) Blue

M-N

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Mallow, White Checker Sidalcea candida Malvaceae (Mallow) White
Marsh-marigold
Marsh-marigold, White
Caltha leptosepala Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Mayweed, Scentless Tripleurospermum inodorum
(Matricaria perforata)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Meadowrue, Fendler's Thalictrum fendleri
(Thalictrum fendleri var. fendleri)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Milkvetch, Alpine Astragalus alpinus var. alpinus Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Milkvetch, Chickpea Astragalus cicer Fabaceae (Pea) White
Milkvetch, Cicer Astragalus cicer Fabaceae (Pea) White
Milkvetch, Field Astragalus agrestis Fabaceae (Pea) White
Milkvetch, Flexible Astragalus flexuosus Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Milkvetch, Hall's Astragalus hallii Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Milkvetch, Patterson Astragalus pattersonii Fabaceae (Pea) White
Milkvetch, Prairie Astragalus laxmannii var. robustior Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Milkvetch, Purple Astragalus agrestis Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Milkvetch, Rocky Mountain Astragalus scopulorum Fabaceae (Pea) White
Milkvetch, Short's Astragalus shortianus Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Milkvetch, Slender Astragalus gracilis Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Milkvetch, Spiny Astragalus kentrophyta Fabaceae (Pea) White
Milkvetch, Timber Astragalus miser Fabaceae (Pea) White
Milkweed, Showy Asclepias speciosa Apocynaceae (Dogbane) Pink
Miterwort, Fivestamen
Miterwort, Green
Mitella pentandra
(Pectiantia pentandra)
Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) Green
Miterwort, Side-flowered
Miterwort, Smallflower
Miterwort, Starry
Mitella stauropetala Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Mock Orange, Littleleaf Philadelphus microphyllus Hydrangeaceae (Hydrangea) White
Monkeyflower, Common Mimulus guttatus Phrymaceae (Lopseed) Yellow
Monkeyflower, Subalpine Mimulus tilingii Phrymaceae (Lopseed) Yellow
Monkeyflower, Yellow Mimulus guttatus Phrymaceae (Lopseed) Yellow
Monk's Hood Aconitum columbianum Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Monument Plant Frasera speciosa Gentianaceae (Gentian) White/Green
Moss, Philonitis Philonotis fontana Bartramiaceae
Mountain Dryad Dryas octopetala Rosaceae (Rose) White
Mountain Lover Paxistima myrsinites Celastraceae (Staff-tree) Pink
Mountain Mahogany, Alderleaf
Mountain Mahogany, Birchleaf
Cercocarpus montanus Rosaceae (Rose) Pink
Mule's Ears Wyethia amplexicaulis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Mullein Verbascum thapsus Scrophulariaceae (Figwort) Yellow
Mustard, Jim Hill
Mustard, Tumble
Sisymbrium altissimum Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Nightshade, Cutleaf Solanum triflorum Solanaceae (Nightshade) White

O

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Old-man-of-the-mountain Hymenoxys grandiflora
(Tetraneuris grandiflora,
Rydbergia grandiflora)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Onion, Brandegee's Allium brandegeei Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) White
Onion, Geyer's Allium geyeri var. geyerii Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) Pink
Onion, Nodding Allium cernuum Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) Pink
Onion, Taper-tip Allium acuminatum Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) Pink
Orchid, Blunt-leaf Platanthera obtusata Orchidaceae (Orchid) Green/White
Orchid, Calypso Calypso bulbosa var. americana Orchidaceae (Orchid) Yellow
Orchid, Green Bog
Orchid, Northern Green
Platanthera aquilonis Orchidaceae (Orchid) Green
Orchid, Rattlesnake Plantain Goodyera oblongifolia Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Orchid, White Bog Platanthera dilatata var. albiflora Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Owl's-claws Hymenoxys hoopesii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Owl's-clover Orthocarpus luteus Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow

P-Q

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Paintbrush, Devil's Hieracium aurantiacum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Orange
Paintbrush, Narrow-leaf Castilleja linariifolia Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Red
Paintbrush, Rosy Castilleja rhexiifolia Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Red
Paintbrush, Scarlet
Paintbrush, Red Indian
Castilleja miniata Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Red
Paintbrush, Splitleaf Indian Castilleja rhexiifolia Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Red
Paintbrush, Sulphur Indian Castilleja sulphurea Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Paintbrush, Western Indian Castilleja occidentalis Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Paintbrush, Whole-leaf Indian Castilleja integra Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Red
Paintbrush, Wyoming Castilleja linariifolia Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Red
Paintbrush, Yellow Indian Castilleja flava Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Parrot's Beak Pedicularis racemosa ssp. alba Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) White
Parsley, Alpine Oreoxis alpina
(Cymopterus alpinus)
Apiaceae (Parsley) Yellow<
Parsley, Mountain Pseudocymopterus montanus
(Cymopterus lemmonii)
Apiaceae (Parsley) Yellow
Pasqueflower Pulsatilla patens ssp. multifida
(Anemone patens ssp. multifida)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Lavender
Pearly Everlasting Anaphalis margaritacea Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Pea, Everlasting Lathyrus latifolius Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Pea, Aspen Lathyrus laetivirens Fabaceae (Pea) White
Pea, Perennial Lathyrus latifolius Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Pennycress, Alpine Noccaea fendleri ssp. glauca
(Noccaea montana,
Thlaspi montanum)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Pennycress, Field Thlaspi arvense Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Penstemon, Alpine Sawsepal Penstemon glaber var. alpinus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Penstemon, Beardless Sidebells Penstemon virgatus var. asa-grayi Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon, Beardlip Penstemon barbatus var. torreyi Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Red
Penstemon, Crandall's Penstemon crandallii var. crandallii Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Penstemon, Clustered
Penstemon, Little
Penstemon procerus var.procerus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue/Purple
Penstemon, Mesa Penstemon mensarum Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Penstemon, Palmer's Penstemon palmeri Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Pink
Penstemon, Rocky Mountain Penstemon strictus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue/Purple
Penstemon, Rydberg's Penstemon rydbergii Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue/Purple
Penstemon, Torrey's Penstemon barbatus var. torreyi Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Red
Penstemon, Whipple's Penstemon whippleanus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Purple
Penstemon, Whipple's Penstemon whippleanus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) White
Penstemon, White Penstemon albidus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) White
Peppergrass Lepidium virginicum Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Pepperweed, Broadleaf Lepidium latifolium Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Pepperweed, Mountain Lepidium montanum Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Pepperweed, Virginia Lepidium virginicum Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Perky Sue Tetraneuris ivesiana Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Phacelia, Rocky Mountain Phacelia denticulata Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Phacelia, Silky Phacelia sericea Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Purple
Phacelia, Vari-leaf
Phacelia, Wand
Phacelia heterophylla Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Phlox, Alpine
Phlox, Dwarf
Phlox condensata Polemoniaceae (Phlox) White
Phlox, Many-flowered Phlox multiflora Polemoniaceae (Phlox) White
Phlox,Plains Phlox andicola Polemoniaceae (Phlox) White
Phlox, Rocky Mountain Phlox multiflora Polemoniaceae (Phlox) White
Pincushion, Alpine Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Pinedrops, Woodland Pterospora andromedea Ericaceae (Heath) Red
Pine, Bristlecone Pinus aristata Pinaceae (Pine) Yellow
Pine, Limber Pinus flexilis Pinaceae (Pine) Yellow
Pine, Lodgepole Pinus contorta var. latifolia Pinaceae (Pine) Yellow
Plantain, Rattlesnake
Plantain, Western Rattlesnake
Goodyera oblongifolia Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Plantain, Woolly Plantago patagonica Plantaginaceae (Plantain) White
Polemonium, Sticky Polemonium viscosum Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue
Poppy, Thistle Argemone polyanthemos Papaveraceae (Poppy) White
Prairie Smoke Geum triflorum Rosaceae (Rose) Pink
Pricklypear, Hairspine Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Pricklypear, Starvation Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Pricklypear, Tulip Opuntia phaeacantha Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Prickly-poppy, Crested Argemone polyanthemos Papaveraceae (Poppy) White
Primrose, Alpine Primula angustifolia Primulaceae (Primrose) Pink
Primrose, Brook Primula parryi Primulaceae (Primrose) Pink
Primrose, Parry's Primula parryi Primulaceae (Primrose) Pink
Puffball, Common
Puffball, Gem-studded
Lycoperdon perlatum Agaricaceae
Puncture Vine Tribulus terrestris Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop) Yellow
Purple Fringe Phacelia sericea Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Purple
Pussytoes, Pearly Antennaria anaphaloides Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Pussytoes, Pink Antennaria rosea Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Pussytoes, Rocky Mountain Antennaria media Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Pussytoes, Rosy Antennaria rosea Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Pussytoes, Small-leaf Antennaria parvifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Pussytoes, Tall Antennaria anaphaloides Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Pussytoes, Rocky Mountain Antennaria media Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Pussytoes, Umber Antennaria umbrinella Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Queen Anne's Lace Daucus carota Apiaceae (Parsely) White
Queen's Crown Rhodiola rhodantha
(Clementsia rhodantha)
Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) Pink

R

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Rabbitbrush, Douglas Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Rabbitbrush, Green Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Rabbitbrush, Parry's Ericameria parryi var. parryi Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Rabbitbrush, Rubber Ericameria nauseosa Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Rabbitbrush, Yellow Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Arrowleaf Senecio triangularis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Bashful Senecio pudicus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Colorado Senecio soldanella Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Dwarf Mountain Senecio fremontii var. blitoides Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Fendler's Packera fendleri Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Holm's Senecio amplectens var. holmii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, King's Senecio eremophilus var. kingii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Nodding Senecio bigelovii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Saffron Packera crocata Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Showy Alpine Senecio amplectens var. amplectens Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Tall Black-tip Senecio atratus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Ragwort, Wooton's Senecio wootonii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Raspberry, Boulder Rubus deliciosus Rosaceae (Rose) White
Raspberry, Wild Rubus idaeus Rosaceae (Rose) White
Reedgrass, Bluejoint Calamagrostis canadensis Poaceae (Grass) Brown
Rockcress, Drummond's Boechera stricta
(Arabis drummondii)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Rockcress, Graham's Boechera grahamii
(Arabis drummondii var. brachycarpa)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Rockcress, Reflexed Boechera retrofracta
(Arabis holboellii var. retrofracta)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Rockcress, Second Boechera retrofracta
(Arabis holboellii var. retrofracta)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Rockjasmine, Northern
Rockjasmine, Pygmyflower
Androsace septentrionalis Primulaceae (Primrose) White
Rose Crown Rhodiola rhodantha
(Clementsia rhodantha)
Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) Pink
Rose Heath Chaetopappa ericoides Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Rose, Wild
Rose, Woods'
Rosa woodsii ssp. ultramontana Rosaceae (Rose) Pink
Rubberweed, Colorado Hymenoxys richardsonii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Rush, Drummond's Juncus drummondii Juncaceae (Rush)

S

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Sage, Alpine Artemisia scopulorum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sage, Boreal Artemisia borealis
(Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis,
Artemisia campestris var. purshii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sage, Fringed Artemisia frigida Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sagebrush, Alpine Artemisia scopulorum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sagebrush, Big Artemisia tridentata Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sagewort, Alpine Artemisia scopulorum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sagewort, Boreal Artemisia borealis
(Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis,
Artemisia campestris var. purshii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sagewort, Field Artemisia campestris ssp. pacifica Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sagewort, Prairie Artemisia frigida Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Salsify Tragopogon dubius Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sandpuffs Tripterocalyx micranthus
(Abronia micrantha)
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) White
Sandspurry, Red Spergularia rubra Caryophyllaceae (Pink) Pink
Sand Verbena, Smallflower Tripterocalyx micranthus
(Abronia micrantha)
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) White
Sandwort, Alpine Minuartia obtusiloba
(Lidia obtusiloba)
Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Sandwort, Ballhead Eremogone congesta
(Arenaria congesta)
Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Sandwort, Hooker's Eremogone hookeri var. hookeri
(Arenaria hookeri ssp. hookeri)
Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Sandwort, Fendler's Eremogone fendleri
(Arenaria fendleri)
Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Saw-wort, Weber's Saussurea weberi Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Saxifrage, Bog Micranthes oregana
(Saxifraga oregana)
Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Saxifrage, Brook Micranthes odontoloma
(Saxifraga odontoloma)
Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Saxifrage, Diamondleaf Micranthes odontoloma
(Saxifraga odontoloma)
Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Saxifrage, Dotted Saxifraga bronchialis ssp. austromontana
(Saxifraga austromontana)
Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Saxifrage, Snowball Micranthes odontoloma
(Saxifraga odontoloma)
Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) White
Saxifrage, Whiplash Saxifraga flagellaris Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage) Yellow
Scentbottle Platanthera dilatata var. albiflora or
Platanthera dilatata var. dilatata
Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Scorpionweed, Rocky Mountain Phacelia denticulata Boraginacea (Forget-me-not) Blue
Scrambled Eggs Corydalis aurea Papaveraceae (Poppy) Yellow
Scouring-rush, Common Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine Equisetaceae (Horsetail) Brown
Scouring-rush, Smooth Equisetum laevigatum Equisetaceae (Horsetail) Brown
Scurfpea, Palmleaf Pediomelum digitatum Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Scurfpea, Slimflower Psoralidium tenuiflorum
(Pediomelum tenuiflorum)
Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Sedge, Black
Sedge, Ebony
Carex ebenea Cyperaceae (Sedge)
Sedge, Rocky Mountain Carex scopulorum Cyperaceae (Sedge)
Serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia Rosaceae (Rose) White
Sheepburr, Flatspine Lappula occidentalis var. occidentalis Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Shooting Star
Shooting Star, Dark-throat
Primula pauciflora ssp.pauciflora
(Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pulchellum)
Primulaceae (Primrose) Pink
Sibbaldia, Creeping Sibbaldia procumbens Rosaceae (Rose) Yellow
Single Delight Moneses uniflora Ericaceae (Heath) White
Rush Skeletonweed
Rush Skeletonplant
Lygodesmia juncea Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Sky Pilot Polemonium viscosum Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue/Purple
Sky Pilot, Rocky Mountain Polemonium confertum Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue/Purple
Skyrocket, Slender-tubed Ipomopsis tenuituba Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Pink
Smartweed, Water Persicaria amphibia
(Polygonum amphibium)
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Pink
Sneezeweed, Orange Hymenoxys hoopesii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Snowberry, Mountain Symphoricarpos rotundifolius Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Pink
Snowberry, Roundleaf Symphoricarpos rotundifolius Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Pink
Snowberry, Western Symphoricarpos occidentalis Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Pink
Snowbrush Ceanothus velutinus Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn) White
Snowlover, Rocky Mountain Chionophila jamesii Plantaginaceae (Plantain) White
Soapweed Yucca glauca Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Solomon's Seal, Starry Maianthemum stellatum
(Smilacina stellata)
Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Solomon's Seal, Western Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
(Smilacina racemosa)
Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Sorrel, Alpine
Sorrel, Mountain
Oxyria digyna Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Red
Sorrel, Sheep Rumex acetosella Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Red/Pink
Spanish Bayonet Yucca harrimaniae Asperagaceae (Asperagus) White
Speedwell, Alpine Veronica wormskjoldii Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Speedwell, Thyme-leaf Veronica serpyllifolia Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Spirea, Rock Holodiscus discolor var. dumosus
(Holodiscus dumosus)
Rosaceae (Rose) White
Springbeauty, Alpine Claytonia megarhiza Montiaceae (Miner’s Lettuce) White/Pink
Spring-parsley, Alpine False Pseudocymopterus montanus
(Cymopterus lemmonii)
Apiaceae (Parsley) Yellow
Spruce, Engelmann Picea engelmannii Pinaceae (Pine) Orange
Spurge, Leafy Euphorbia esula Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) Green
Squawfeather Castilleja integra Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Red
Starwort, Fleshy Stellaria crassifolia Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Starwort, Longstalk Stellaria longipes Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Starwort, Sticky Pseudostellaria jamesiana Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Starwort, Tuber Pseudostellaria jamesiana Caryophyllaceae (Pink) White
Stickseed, Manyflower Hackelia floribunda Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Blue
Stickseed, Western Lappula occidentalis var. occidentalis Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Stonecrop, Spearleaf
Stonecrop, Yellow
Sedum lanceolatum var. lanceolatum Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) Yellow<
Stork's Bill, Redstem Erodium cicutarium Geraniaceae (Geranium) Pink
Strawberry Blite Chenopodium capitatum Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) Red
Strawberry, Mountain
Strawberry, Wild
Fragaria virginiana ssp. glauca Rosaceae (Rose) White
Strawberry, Woodland Fragaria vesca Rosaceae (Rose) White
Sugarbowls Clematis hirsutissima Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Blue
Sulphur-flower, Common Eriogonum umbellatum var. umbellatum Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Yellow
Sulphur-flower, Porter's Eriogonum umbellatum var. porteri Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Yellow
Sulphur-flower, Sub-alpine Eriogonum umbellatum var. majus Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Sunflower, Alpine Hymenoxys grandiflora
(Tetraneuris grandiflora,
Rydbergia grandiflora)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sundrops, Lavender-leaf Oenothera lavandulifolia
(Calylophus lavandulifolius)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Sunflower, Common Helianthus annuus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sunflower, Five-nerve Helianthella quinquenervis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sunflower, Nodding Dwarf Helianthella quinquenervis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sunflower, Prairie Helianthus petiolaris ssp. fallax Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sunflower, Prairie Helianthus petiolaris ssp. petiolaris Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sweet-cicely, Western Osmorhiza occidentalis Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Sweetclover, White Melilotus albus Fabaceae (Pea) White
Sweetclover, Yellow Melilotus officinalis Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Sweetroot, Western Osmorhiza occidentalis Apiaceae (Parsley) White

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COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Tansy-aster, Bigelow's Dieteria bigelovii
(Machaeranthera bigelovii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Tansy-aster, Hoary Dieteria canescens (Machaeranthera canescens) Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Tansy-aster, Tall Dieteria bigelovii
(Machaeranthera bigelovii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Tansy-mustard, Mountain Descurainia incana
Descurainia incisa ssp. incisa
Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Tarweed, Mountain Madia glomerata Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Tea, Navajo Thelesperma subnudum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus Rosaceae (Rose) White
Thistle, Adobe Hills Cirsium perplexans Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Thistle, Alpine Cirsium eatonii var. eriocephalum
(Cirsium scopulorum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Thistle, Cainville Cirsium arizonicum var. bipinnatum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Thistle, Canada Cirsium arvense Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Thistle, Eaton's Cirsium eatonii Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Thistle, Meadow Cirsium scariosum Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Thistle, Mountain Cirsium eatonii var. eriocephalum
(Cirsium scopulorum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Thistle, Mountaintop Cirsium eatonii Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Thistle, Musk Carduus nutans Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Thistle, Prairie Cirsium canescens Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Thistle, Rocky Mountain Cirsium perplexans Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Timothy Phleum pratense Poaceae (Grass)
Timothy, Alpine Phleum alpinum Poaceae (Grass)
Timothy, Common Phleum pratense Poaceae (Grass)
Tiny Trumpet Collomia linearis Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Pink
Toadflax, Yellow Linaria vulgaris Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Yellow
Tobacco Root Valeriana edulis var. edulis Valerianaceae (Valerian) White
Twayblade, Heartleaf Neottia cordata
(Listera cordata)
Orchidaceae (Orchid) White/Green
Twinberry Lonicera involucrata Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Yellow
Twinflower
Twinflower, American
Linnaea borealis ssp. americana Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Pink
Twisted Stalk
Twisted Stalk, Clasp-leaf
Streptopus amplexifolius Liliaceae (Lily) White

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COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Valerian, Edible Valeriana edulis var. edulis Valerianaceae (Valerian) White
Valerian, Sharp-leaf Valeriana acutiloba var. acutiloba Valerianaceae (Valerian) White
Valerian, Western Valeriana occidentalis Valerianaceae (Valerian) White
Verbena, Bigbract Verbena bracteata Verbenaceae (Verbena) Blue
Verbena, Hoary Verbena stricta Verbenaceae (Verbena) Blue
Vervain, Prostrate Verbena bracteata Verbenaceae (Verbena) Blue
Vervain, Tall Verbena stricta Verbenaceae (Verbena) Blue
Vetch, American Vicia americana ssp. americana Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Violet, Blue
Violet, Hook-spur
Viola adunca var. adunca
Viola adunca var. bellidifolia
Violaceae (Violet) Blue
Violet, Kidney-leaf
Violet, Northern White
Viola renifolia Violaceae (Violet) White
Violet, Nuttall's Viola nuttalii
(Viola vallicola)
Violaceae (Violet) Yellow
Violet, White Viola canadensis var. scopulorum Violaceae (Violet) White
Violet, Yellow Viola nuttalii
(Viola vallicola)
Violaceae (Violet) Yellow
Virgin's Bower Clematis ligusticifolia Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White

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COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Wallflower, Pursh's Erysimum capitatum var. purshii Brassicaceae (Mustard) Purple
Wallflower, Western Erysimum capitatum Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Waterleaf, Ballhead Hydrophyllum capitatum var. capitatum Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf) Purple
Water-lily, Rocky Mountain Nuphar polysepala
(Nuphar lutea ssp. polysepala, Nuphar polysepala ssp. polysepala)
Nymphaeaceae (Water-lily) Yellow
Whitetop Lepidium draba
(Cardaria draba)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Whitetop, Lenspod Lepidium chalepensis
Cardaria chalepensis, Lepidium chalepense)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Whortleberry Vaccinium myrtillus Ericaceae (Heath) Pink
Willow, Alpine Salix petrophila Salicaceae (Willow) Red
Willow, Barrenground Salix brachycarpa Salicaceae (Willow) White
Willow, Grayleaf Salix glauca Salicaceae (Willow) White
Willow, Plane-leaf Salix planifolia Salicaceae (Willow) White
Willow, Rock Salix petrophila Salicaceae (Willow) Red
Willow, Short-fruit Salix brachycarpa Salicaceae (Willow) White
Willow, Snow Salix nivalis
(Salix reticulata ssp. nivalis)
Salicaceae (Willow) Red
Willowherb, Alpine Epilobium anagallidifolium Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Willowherb, Fringed Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Willowherb, Hornemann's Epilobium hornemannii var. hornemannii Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Willowherb, Milkflower
Willowherb, Whiteflower
Epilobium lactiflorum Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Willowherb, Pannicled Epilobium brachycarpum Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Willowherb, Tall Annual Epilobium brachycarpum Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Windflower, Red Anemone multifida Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Pink
Wintergreen, Bog Pyrola asarifolia ssp. asarifolia Ericaceae (Heath) Pink
Wintergreen, Green-flowered Pyrola chlorantha Ericaceae (Heath) Green
Wintergreen, Lesser Pyrola minor Ericaceae (Heath) White
Wintergreen, One-sided
Wintergreen, Sidebells
Orthilia secunda Ericaceae (Heath) White/Green
Wintergreen, Snowline Pyrola minor Ericaceae (Heath) White
Wirelettuce, Brownplume
Wirelettuce, Few-flower
Stephanomeria pauciflora Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Wolfberry Symphoricarpos occidentalis Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Pink
Woodnymph Moneses uniflora Ericaceae (Heath) White
Woodrush, Small-flower Luzula parviflora Juncaceae (Rush)
Wormwood, Northern Artemisia borealis
(Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis,
Artemisia campestris var. purshii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Yarrow
Yarrow, Common
Achillea millefolium Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Yucca, Great Plains Yucca glauca Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White

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