6481 thumb Plants of North Sterling State Park

North Sterling State Park is located on the high plains of northeast Colorado in Logan County, 12 miles north of the town of Sterling and 20 miles south of the Nebraska border. The Pawnee National Grasslands are 20 miles to the west and the Chimney Canyons bluffs are just north ...more ↓

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Alfalfa 1
Medicago sativa
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White Sweet Clover 2
Melilotus albus
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yellow sweet clover 2
Melilotus officinalis
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wild licorice 3
Glycyrrhiza lepidota
3849358252 589eeb7a5a m
Milkvetches 1
Astragalus
Small
Locoweed 4
Oxytropis
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White prairie clover 5
Dalea candida
Small
Purple Prairie Clover 6
Dalea purpurea
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slimflower scurfpea 7
Pediomelum tenuiflorum
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American Plum 8
Prunus americana
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Chokecherry 9
Padus virginiana
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Siberian elm 1
Ulmus pumila
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Russian Olive 10
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Small
Bractless Blazingstar 11
Mentzelia nuda
Small
Engelmann's Milkweed 12
Asclepias engelmanniana
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Swamp milkweed 13
Asclepias incarnata
Small
Plains Milkweed 14
Asclepias pumila
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showy milkweed 15
Asclepias speciosa
Small
hemp dogbane 16
Apocynum cannabinum
Small
Texas Bluebell 17
Eustoma grandiflorum
Small
Nylon Hedgehog Cactus 18
Echinocereus viridiflorus
20707 orig
Simpson's hedgehog cactus 19
Pediocactus simpsonii
Small
twist spine prickly pear 20
Opuntia macrorhiza
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starvation prickly-pear 21
Opuntia polyacantha
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Docks 22
Rumex
Small
Curly dock 23
Rumex crispus
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willow dock 24
Rumex salicifolius
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Spreading Buckwheat 25
Eriogonum effusum
Small
water smartweed 26
Persicaria amphibia
Small
Spotted ladysthumb 27
Persicaria maculosa
64700 orig
Black Bindweed 28
Fallopia convolvulus
Small
Fat-hen 29
Chenopodium album
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Fourwing saltbush 30
Atriplex canescens
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winterfat 30
Krascheninnikovia lanata
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Redroot Pigweed 31
Amaranthus retroflexus
Small
Slender Russian-thistle 32
Salsola collina
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Summer-cypress 33
Bassia scoparia
240px cirsium arvense, london 1
creeping thistle 34
Cirsium arvense
Small
wavyleaf thistle 35
Cirsium undulatum
Small
Musk Thistle 36
Carduus nutans
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Musk Thistle 37
Carduus nutans macrolepis
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Sow thistles 38
Sonchus
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prickly lettuce 39
Lactuca serriola
Small
rush skeletonplant 40
Lygodesmia juncea
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yellow salsify 41
Tragopogon dubius
4991467360 1eeeb851eb m
Dotted gayfeather 1
Liatris punctata
3838899368 cf3bf10e49 m
False Boneset 42
Brickellia eupatorioides
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biennial wormwood 1
Artemisia biennis
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Tarragon 1
Artemisia dracunculus
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Sand sagebrush 43
Artemisia filifolia
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Fringed sagebrush 44
Artemisia frigida
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silver wormwood 1
Artemisia ludoviciana
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Goldenrods 1
Solidago
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late goldenrod 10
Solidago altissima
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Horseweed 45
Conyza canadensis
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curlycup gumweed 10
Grindelia squarrosa
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Rubber Rabbitbrush 1
Ericameria nauseosa nauseosa
240px gutierrezia sarothrae (4031383265)
broom snakeweed 1
Gutierrezia sarothrae
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Hairy goldenaster 1
Heterotheca villosa
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Lacy Tansy-aster 46
Machaeranthera pinnatifida pinnatifida
Small
devil's beggartick 47
Bidens frondosa
Small
Greenthread 48
Thelesperma filifolium
Small
Marsh Elder 49
Cyclachaena xanthifolia
99795 260 190
western ragweed 50
Ambrosia psilostachya
27784472 51f3c96835 m
giant ragweed 51
Ambrosia trifida
3986627288 9691d7a017 m
Poverty weed 1
Iva axillaris
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common sunflower 52
Helianthus annuus
2958242609 aeb1eafd7c m
rough cocklebur 53
Xanthium strumarium
Small
upright prairie coneflower 54
Ratibida columnifera
Small
Bitter hymenoxys 55
Hymenoxys odorata
Small
redstem filaree 56
Erodium cicutarium
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Western poison ivy 10
Toxicodendron rydbergii
2578347284 1f13692732 m
Skunkbush Sumac 57
Rhus aromatica
Small
Velvetweed 58
Oenothera curtiflora
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hairy evening primrose 1
Oenothera villosa
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moth mullein 1
Verbascum blattaria
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Broomrape 59
Orobanche
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corn mint 60
Mentha arvensis
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white horehound 61
Marrubium vulgare
2633946564 c7ff217c93 m
American germander 30
Teucrium canadense
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American Bugleweed 10
Lycopus americanus
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prostrate vervain 30
Verbena bracteata
5126866171 cac2818926 m
Wedgeleaf 30
Phyla cuneifolia
501918652 5911249ed9 m
Penstemons 62
Penstemon
7457385268 857294f910 m
woolly plantain 1
Plantago patagonica
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Ram's horn 63
Proboscidea louisianica
Small
buffalo bur 65
Solanum rostratum
5967976347 6fbd9786e4 m
field bindweed 66
Convolvulus arvensis
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pretty dodder 67
Cuscuta indecora
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scarlet globemallow 1
Sphaeralcea coccinea
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Willows 68
Salix
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Peachleaf Willow 10
Salix amygdaloides
5001878120 9251fa0012 m
Narrowleaf Willow 1
Salix exigua
5001208139 834a48fdb9 m
Narrowleaf cottonwood 1
Populus angustifolia
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Eastern cottonwood 69
Populus deltoides
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Snow-on-the-mountain 67
Euphorbia marginata
Small
Ribseed Sandmat 70
Euphorbia glyptosperma
43916 260 190
Prairie Sandmat 71
Euphorbia missurica

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